1. Government trying to divert attention from GDP failure: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi

Government trying to divert attention from GDP failure: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi

"Falling GDP. Rising unemployment. Every other issue is manufactured to distract us from this fundamental failure," he tweeted.

By: | New Delhi | Published: June 1, 2017 1:00 PM
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, GDP, demonetisation, Narendra Modi, P Chidambaram, Manmohan Singh Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. (PTI)

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today criticised the government for the decline in GDP growth and said it was manufacturing other issues to deflect the country’s attention from its failures. “Falling GDP. Rising unemployment. Every other issue is manufactured to distract us from this fundamental failure,” he tweeted.

He also tagged a news report that said the country had lost its tag of being the fastest growing economy in the world after the fourth quarter GDP growth declined to 6.1 percent.

Also watch:

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had dubbed the decision to demonetise high currency notes as “legalised plunder and a monumental failure” and predicted a 2 percent fall in GDP.

Later, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram had also criticised the note ban and said it would lead to a fall in GDP growth.

  1. No Comments.

Go to Top