Chidambaram targets PM Modi for his unusual silence on economic slow-down

The former Union finance minister, who spent 106 days in jail and was released on bail on Wednesday, said the BJP government believed problems faced by the economy were cyclical even after seven months of this financial year

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 5 Dec 2019 8:21 AM GMT

Chidambaram targets PM Modi for his unusual silence on economic slow-down
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New Delhi: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unusually silence on economic slow-down, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said PM had left his ministers to indulge in "bluff and bluster".

The former Union finance minister, who spent 106 days in jail and was released on bail on Wednesday, said the BJP government believed problems faced by the economy were cyclical even after seven months of this financial year.

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"The government is clueless on economy, it is stubborn and mulish in defending catastrophic mistakes like demonetisation, flawed GST, tax terrorism.

"PM has been unusually silent on economy, has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster. The economy can be brought out of slowdown, but this government incapable of doing that," said Chidambaram.

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