CelebritiesÂ and sports personalities took to Twitter on Wednesday to express their views over the government's major currency overhaul announce on Tuesday that makes old bank notes of Rs 500 and 1,000 illegal.
The unprecedented move aimed to fight the menace of black money, organised crime, terror funding, counterfeit currency and corruption in public was widely hailed by the likes of actor Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Rajinikanth, Paresh Rawal, singer Abhijeet and cricketers Virender Sehwag and Anil Kumble.
Here are some of the reactions:
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil! pic.twitter.com/DEVMb6ptrnâ€” Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) November 8, 2016
Sau sunar ji, ek lohar ki.â€” Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) November 8, 2016
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Hats Off Sir @narendramodi ... Proud to have you as our Prime Minister. Heartfelt Respects and Loveâ€” Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) November 8, 2016
In America they will count Votes.â€” Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 8, 2016
In India count Notes.
Tonight just notice d houses that dont have lights off,Note Counting On.#BlackMoney
Massive googly bowled by our Hon. PM @narendramodi today. Well done Sir! Proud of you!!â€” Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) November 8, 2016
Your 500 & 1000 rupee notes aren't useless. They can be put into your bank account. So, problem only if unaccounted.â€” Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 8, 2016