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Kohli on demonetisation: 'Greatest move in the history of Indian politics'

Last updated on: November 16, 2016 12:42 IST

'For me, it's the greatest move I have seen in the history of Indian politics by far, hands down.'

Virat Kohli

India's Test skipper Virat Kohli described Modi government's demonetisation move as the greatest in the country's political history.

"For me, it's the greatest move I have seen in the history of Indian politics by far, hands down. I have been so impressed by it. It is unbelievable," Kohli said on Wednesday, on the eve of the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam.

With Indian Government's move to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes from circulation in a bid to flush out money hidden from the tax man, Kohli said he could now put his autograph on them and distribute to his fans.

"I was taking out my old money while paying my hotel bill in Rajkot. I forgot that it's not of any use anymore. I could have actually signed on it and given it to people. It's that useless now," he said on a lighter note.

Image: Virat Kohli

Photograph: BCCI

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