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Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM Modi, says 'pessimists are going global'

Congress VP took to Twitter, where he shared an article on the latest downward revision of India's growth forecast by World Bank

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday addressed students of the University of California, Berkeley, on 'India at 70: Reflections on the Path Forward'. Photo: Twitter (@INCIndia)

vice president on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister for his remarks dubbing the opposition as "pessimists" and said "pessimists are going global".

"These pessimists are going global. Why don't they just go away?" he said on Twitter.

Gandhi while taking on the prime minister posted a link of an article about downgrading India's growth forecast, after the International Monetary Fund.

had compared critics of his government with a character in the Mahabharata, who used to demoralise Karna while engaged in the battle with Arjuna.

had also said that people who spread pessimism sleep well only after they spread that feeling all around and asked to recognise them.

Gandhi had earlier said that instead of making excuses, Modi should speak up instead.

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 23:23 IST