Economic reforms agenda alive and kicking, says Chidambaram
"I don't see us any weaker today (than) what we were yesterday. Yes, it is true one ally has withdrawn support. The government enjoys a majority, the government will continue to do its duty.
"The government will continue to take executive action and the government will continue to push legislation in Parliament", he told a press conference.
Chidambaram was responding to questions on fate of economic reforms in the aftermath of withdrawal of support to the UPA by the DMK.
The Minister further said that he would meet investors to persuade them to invest in India and also the government will not waiver in its commitment to bring down the fiscal deficit to 4.8 per cent in 2013-14 from 5.2 per cent estimated in the current financial year.
Chidambaram is scheduled to meet foreign investors in major financial hubs in Japan, UAE, Canada and the United States in the coming weeks.
"We are in government. We have a duty to steer the ship even if there is mild storm in the sea. We have our hands firmly on the wheels. We will continue to push for
legislation," he said.
Chidambaram said yesterday the Cabinet cleared the
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