Stone pelting incidents come down post demonetisation
Last Modified Tuesday, 7 November 2017 (23:04 IST)
New Delhi, Nov 7 (UNI) On the eve of the first anniversary of demonetisation, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the incidents of stone pelting had come down in Jammu and Kashmir after the note ban.
Talking to reporters here after participating in the book release of Lt Gen (Retd) SK Sinha’s “Raj to Swaraj’’, Sitharaman said, “The data shows that the flow of funds to the terrorists has clearly been choked after demonetization. As a result of which, from J&K in 2017 summer, the number of stone pelting incidents have come down.”