The information received through RTI regarding the exchange of currency worth Rs. 745.58 crores within six days of demonetisation in Ahmedabad District Co-operative Bank in Gujarat is in the news. What is important is that one of its directors is Amit Shah BJP President and was the Chairman earlier. In another co-operative Bank which is headed by a minister of the BJP government in Gujarat has received Rs.693.19 crores. Almost Rs. 1500 crores have been deposited in these two banks alone. There was an earlier report that the BJP in Bengal has deposited currency worth hundreds of crores in similar manner.
Though the public suffered for months sue to monetisation, BJP and its connected institutions utilised the opportunity for their own benefits.