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Notes Ban A 'Historical Decision', Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley At BJP Meet: Highlights

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minisiter Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met with party lawmakers this morning amid an attack by the opposition over his shock decision earlier this month to abolish 500 and 1,000-rupee notes.

Here are the highlights

Arun Jaitley

We are ready for discussion on demonetisation, have said it many times.

It is a huge decision and the government needed a lot of courage

The entire nation is appreciating the move, the government has taken a historical decision

Notes ban will help in eradicating poverty, the decision is in favour of the nation

By stopping the 'normal' of the last 70 years, PM Modi has created a new normal

Some people saying even Finance Minister did not know of this decision, and then they say the party men knew beforehand

It was tough to keep this huge campaign secret Digital economy will also get a boost by this decision

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