Politics I was a supporter of demonetisation, but how many people benefited from it? asks Nitish Kumar Updated : May 27, 2018 12:34 PM IST It is the first time that Nitish Kumar, also the president of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has questioned the move. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.