People have no access to their money, being told where to spend, Omar

Newspoint Bureau

Srinagar, December 8

Hitting out again on demonetization, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said people now have no access to their money and infact are being told where to spend.

Mr Abdullah, who participated in a protest march against demonetization in New Delhi, alleged that people are now being given vouchers besides a list of shops where to spend them.

Taking to micro blogging site Twitter working president of the main opposition party National Conference (NC) in the state Mr Abdullah said “So not only do we not have the freedom to access our money we are also being told where we can spend our earnings #freedomofchoice “.

He further tweeted that “ A relative of mine got his salary the other day which included a nice thick booklet of Rs 50 vouchers & a list of shops he can spend them at.

Mr Abdullah criticized banning Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes in the country. He also criticized BJP leaders for connecting stone pelting and protests in Kashmir with money.

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