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Former PM Manmohan Singh launches economist Rao's book

While launching C H Hanumantha Rao's book former PM called Rao 'a most creative thinker and distinguished economist'

Manmohan Singh, Congress plenary session
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Manmohan Singh. Photo: ANI

Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, released a book by former Planning Commission and Finance Commission member C H Hanumantha Rao. While launching Rao’s book, ‘My Journey from Marxism-Leninism to Nehruvian Socialism’, Singh called Rao ‘a most creative thinker, social activist, and distinguished economist.

“A period, on which Professor Rao does not comment on much, that is the period of Emergency. But it is quite clear from his writings, and more so from this book that he was not very happy with Emergency and the suspension of human rights and civil rights in our country,” Singh said, of the

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First Published: Apr 27 2018 | 7:26 AM IST

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