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Economy Destroyed by Note Ban, Flawed GST & Failed Lockdown: Rahul Gandhi on FM's 'Act of God' Remark

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Last Updated: August 28, 2020, 23:01 IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Sitharaman on Thursday had said the economy has been hit by the pandemic, which is an 'act of God', and it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s remarks that the economy has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic which is an ‘Act of God’, saying the Indian economy has been “destroyed” by three actions — demonetisation, “flawed” GST and a “failed” lockdown.
Sitharaman on Thursday said the economy has been hit by the pandemic, which is an ‘Act of God’, and it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.
Tagging a news report on her remarks, Gandhi tweeted, “India’s economy has been destroyed by three actions: 1. Demonetisation 2. Flawed GST 3. Failed lockdown. Anything else is a lie.”
The former Congress president has been critical of the Modi government in the handling of the economy over the past few years.

first published:August 28, 2020, 23:01 IST
last updated:August 28, 2020, 23:01 IST