Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Parivartan Rally in Ghazipur. Earlier on Monday, he laid foundation of the railways project at the same venue. The Parivartan Rally is part of Bhartiya Janta Party's campaign for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections due in 2017.
PM Modi has laid foundation stone of Tadi Ghat-Mau-Ghazipur railway line and a major bridge on river Ganga apart from addressing the party's rally as a part of the Parivartan Yatra.
Economic Affairs Secretary Shantikanta Das on Monday announced a slew of measures to ensure better distribution of cash within public after demonetisation of old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations.
Former party general secretary of Samajwadi Party, Ramgopal Yadav broke down while addressing press conference in Itawa. He believed himself to be part of SP, even if he was not operating officially.
A slew of festivals are likely to cause more inconvenience to the public who have already been thronging ATMs to get a hold of their money on account of the ban on old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes even as the banks in several states in India remained closed on account of Gurupurab.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with senior ministers past midnight on Sunday to review demonetisation and its impact.