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Rahul Gandhi Jibes PM Modi On Narayana Murthy's GDP Warning: "Modi Hai To Mumkin Hai"
Mr Murthy on Monday flagged fears of the country's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) hitting its lowest since 1947
Rahul Gandhi Jibes PM Modi In Narayana Murthy's GDP Warning: "Modi Hai To Mumkin Hai"
New Delhi: The former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday with a pithy one-liner took yet another swipe at PM Modi over the Infosys founder Narayana Murthy's warning that the country's GDP growth may touch its lowest since the Independence backdrop the raging coronavirus pandemic.
The congress leader use PM Modi's widely popular 2019 election campaign slogan to take a jibe at him, tweeting “Modi hai toh mumkin hai (If Modi is there, everything is possible)”. He also attached a screenshot of the report carrying the IT software icon’s remark.
मोदी है तो मुमकिन है। pic.twitter.com/V1fS7nStIt— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 12, 2020
Narayana Murthy on Monday had flagged fears of the country's GDP touching its lowest since 1947 and as a way out suggested developing a system that allows every player in every sector of the country's economy to operate at full steam, with precaution.
“India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least five percent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP since Independence, since 1947,” said Murthy at an online event.
Rahul Gandhi through a tweet has been tracking the government over the host of issues.
The Congress leader on Tuesday urged the Centre to implement the government's rural employment guarantee scheme and his party's ‘Nyuntam Aay Yojana’ (NYAY) as an economic measure for the poor in urban and rural areas of the country amid the ongoing crisis triggered by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.
Rahul Gandhi in an earlier tweet said that he warned the government about the coronavirus and the economy but they rubbished it.
The Congres leader has repeatedly said that small businesses have been badly hit by the pandemic. Whereas the government also announced a 20,000 crore scheme to help two lakh MSMEs.