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Rahul Gandhi Goes Full Filmy, Uses Star Wars Pun To Attack Modi Government

Attaching a tweet posted on Tuesday by the Press Information Bureau, the government's official publicity wing, which said that real GDP growth average was 7.5 percent in the last three years, the Congress vice-president on Wednesday posted: "Dear Mr. Jaitley, May the Farce be with you."

Anurag Verma | CNN-News18@kitAnurag

Updated:October 26, 2017, 2:33 PM IST
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Rahul Gandhi Goes Full Filmy, Uses Star Wars Pun To Attack Modi Government
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday again mocked the government over its growth forecast, terming as a "farce" the Modi government's statements on its economic performance. Gandhi who has gone completely filmy in the last few days had earlier called the BJP's definition of GST a "Gabbar Singh tax."

Taking to Twitter, Gandhi attached a tweet posted on Tuesday by the Press Information Bureau, the government's official publicity wing, which said that real GDP growth average was 7.5 percent in the last three years, Rahul Gandhi posted: "Dear Mr. Jaitley, May the Farce be with you."




His remark was a pun on the famous line from the Star Wars blockbuster movie series.

The table accompanying the PIB tweet said "IMF Forecast" said that 8.2 percent growth was achieved in 2015-16, the temporary economic slowdown was bottoming out and the GDP was projected to grow much faster in the times to come.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had on Tuesday said the Indian economy is on a strong wicket and expressed confidence in its macroeconomic fundamentals. He had also maintained that India has been the fastest growing major economy for the last three years and the government is attempting to maintain a high growth rate.


(With IANS inputs)
| Edited by: Bijaya Das
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