Kejriwal Demand for Lakshmi-Ganesh Photos on Currency

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“It’s a wish of 130 crore Indians that there should a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on one side of currency notes and the photos of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi on the other side,”

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“Tremendous support has been received on this issue. There is massive enthusiasm among the people and everyone wants this to be implemented immediately,” Kejriwal claimed.

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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener said in the letter that Indian economy is passing through a very bad phase and India and is listed among developing countries despite 75 years of Independence.

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“On the one hand, all countrymen need to work hard and on the other, we also need blessings of the deities so that our efforts bear fruits,” Kejriwal wrote.

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The country will progress only with a confluence of correct policy, hard work and blessings of the gods, he said.

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Kejriwal’s demand has evoked sharp reactions from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which called it an unsuccessful attempt to hide the “ugly anti-Hindu face” of the AAP in view of upcoming elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. PTI VIT RHL

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