India: Large volumes of cash source of corruption, writes PM Modi on Linkedin
02 Dec 2016

Contending that large volumes of liquid cash are a big source of corruption and black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the people to “lead the change” towards cashless transactions to lay the strong foundations of an India where there is no place for such malaise.

“In 21st century India, there is no place for corruption. Corruption slows down growth and takes a toll on the dreams of the poor, neo-middle class and middle class,” he wrote in an article posted on Linkedin.com.

“Large volumes of liquid cash are a big source of corruption and black money,” he said while referring to his “historic” decision on November 8 to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes with an aim of ending corruption and black money.

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