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A Whole Bunch Of People Tweeted #DemonetisationSuccess And It's Been SUPER Convincing

So, that's where my taxes go.

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In a move to tackle corruption and black money, PM Modi announced that ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes would not be considered legal currency from Nov. 9, 2016.

The move caused a lot of inconvenience for Indian citizens, with people having to stand in long queues and many even dying while waiting to get their notes exchanged.
Prakash Singh / AFP / Getty Images

The move caused a lot of inconvenience for Indian citizens, with people having to stand in long queues and many even dying while waiting to get their notes exchanged.

Earlier this week, the RBI released the statistics on the move and the numbers didn't look too good for the Central government.

As it turns out, the black money that was recovered was only about 0.1% of the GDP of all of India. It also apparently brought the GDP growth rate down to 6.1%
Diptendu Dutta / AFP / Getty Images

As it turns out, the black money that was recovered was only about 0.1% of the GDP of all of India. It also apparently brought the GDP growth rate down to 6.1%

While many are now saying that the decision was a calculated move to win the UP elections, the Modi government has been trying really hard to prove otherwise.

BJP supporters also unanimously backed up their dear leader on Twitter.

Twitter / Via twitter.com
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With messages that were suspiciously similar.

Twitter / Via twitter.com

Actually, they were all the same.

Twitter / Via twitter.com

THE. EXACT. SAME. THING.

Twitter / Via twitter.com

Many Twitter users have noticed the weird trend, and some even called it out for being ridiculously shady.

#DeMonetisationSuccess -- Nobody is paying to make this trend. Nobody. 🙄

@KarnikaKohli / Twitter / Via Twitter: @KarnikaKohli
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Who said Demonitisation was a disaster? Some brainless PR company got paid a LOT of taxpayer money to trend… https://t.co/bCslzQ4YUh

@Memeghnad / Twitter / Via Twitter: @Memeghnad

Entire Government machinery seems to be pushing #demonetisationSuccess! Corporates can learn from BJP on concerted… https://t.co/rgkYxcDlRs

@beastoftraal / Twitter / Via Twitter: @beastoftraal

#DemonetisationSuccess is like Sri Lanka Team claiming themselves as Successful after losing Test Series and 3 straight ODI.

@pbtcult / Twitter / Via Twitter: @pbtcult

In fact, it even ended up trending on Twitter all evening.

Twitter / Via twitter.com

Everyone to the government right now:

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