Addressing the Nation, PM Narendra Modi said that misuse of cash has led to artificial increase in the cost of goods and services like houses, land, higher education, health care and so on. It has a direct effect on the purchasing power of the poor and the middle class. He said that inflation becomes worse through the deployment of cash earned in corrupt ways and the poor have to bear the brunt of this.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the first ever goods train that reached Rani Gaidinliu Railway Station in Manipur’s Tamenglong district and said that Manipur’s connectivity will be enhanced and commerce will be boosted.
In response to a tweet by the Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Shri G Kishan Reddy, the Prime Minister said;
"Transformation of the Northeast continues.
Manipur’s connectivity will be enhanced and commerce will be boosted. Wonderful products from the state can travel all over the nation."