In his feeble attack on Modi economy, Singh has said that the demonetisation and 'hasty implementation' of GST have dealt a blow to the rural economy and to the common man. He commented that reduced budgets, administrative takeovers, and harassment of students and dissenting voices are a violation of our Constitutional norms.
After this, the Economist Ex PM jumped down to Karnataka polls and announced that CM Siddaramaiah’s Karnataka has shown the way by providing dynamic, development-oriented and progressive leadership and appealed the people of Karnataka to 'strengthen Congress with their support'.
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh hold a press conference in Bangaluru today and Yes, Obviously Manmohan Singh was 'reading' what he was given as a statement.
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But it look so weird on the day when the Asian Development Bank has praised India’s GDP growth saying its ‘amazingly fast’ and the World Bank has applauded Modi government efforts and has predicted that India will witness a growth of 7.3% in its economy in the current fiscal as compared that of in the 2017-18 financial year at 6.7%.
Further reading the statement Manmohan Singh attacked the policies of the Modi government, which claims to be good, has resulted in massive losses for the country. "They have failed to capitalise the favourable global economic climate and could not use the low oil prices to our advantage. It is an opportunity lost".. the Ex-PM commented.
Dr Manmohan Singh said that Modi's 'disastrous decision-making' has led to massive losses for the small and medium scale industries. They (BJP) claim higher growth, it was indeed far more during the UPA era than under the current government, he added.
On the other hand, Welcoming the first day of May with a good news, the Goods and Service Tax collection in the month of April has crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark for the first time since the new tax regime was rolled out on July 1 last year. The total gross revenue for April was Rs 1.03 lakh crore.
Ironically the great economist of India can't see what the world is proclaiming.
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