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PM urges MPs to 'give direction' to economy; Oppn speaks of slowdown, CAA

The PM urged members to see how the country can gain from the prevailing global economic scenario

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Archis Mohan New Delhi
At the all-party meeting on the eve of the Budget session of Parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed suggestions by political parties about the “need to discuss economic issues” during the session.

“In this Budget session, and in the beginning of the New Year, if we can give a proper direction to the country's economy it would be in the best interest of the country,” the PM told the MPs at the customary meeting.

Leaders of nearly all political parties, barring Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ally AIADMK, flagged issues related to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens

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First Published: Jan 30 2020 | 11:19 PM IST

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