Former prime minister Manmohan Singh asserted that the exercise which the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government undertook in 2016 was ill-fated and ill-thought.
The Congress party criticised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Centre's move by calling it a 'black day' for Indian democracy and economy.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the decision of demonetisation of higher currency gave a major blow to terrorism.
Observing the first anniversary of demonetisation, around 50,000 people gathered in the state capital and sang 'Vande Mataram' at an event organised by the Hindu Adhyatmik and Seva Foundation along with Rajasthan Youth Board.
On the first anniversary of demonetisation, Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi dubbed the note ban as a tragedy.
On demonetisation anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting the benefits of the same shared a video from his twitter handle.
It was last year, when everybody in India suddenly got to know that most of their cash no longer had any value. The old Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes - 86 percent of currency in circulation - were scrapped after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unex
Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the demonetisation drive, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley teared into the Congress over its continual condemnation of the Centre's economic reforms.
"The Congress is trying to defame the Central Government on economic front. The demonetisation and the GST are strong economic measures. Had India's economy not been strong no foreign investor would've come here. Fact is foreign investments is rising