Manmohan Singh attributes rising prices to global factors, higher MSP

Mar 26 2014, 21:04 IST
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Rahul Gandhi releasing the party's election manifesto at AICC Headquarters in New Delhi. PTI Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Rahul Gandhi releasing the party's election manifesto at AICC Headquarters in New Delhi. PTI
SummaryManmohan Singh said the government has tried to protect the interest of poor people.

proposes to raise the economic growth to 8 per cent in the next three years and create 10 crore jobs.

Insisting that the country had witnessed the fastest economic growth during the last 10 years, he hit out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's model of development in Gujarat.

"Development has many models. One hears these days about Gujarat model of development. Congress model is one which recognises that the growing economy provides answers to all concerns," he said.

"Growth by itself is not enough to achieve solid results of inclusive progress. It needs to be backed by education, healthcare and needs of women, SCs, STs and OBCs," Singh said.

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