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Atmanirbhar Bharat to be force multiplier in post-Covid global economy: PM

Modi seeks BRICS support on reforms in UNSC and other international bodies; says nations supporting terrorists need to be sidelined

Narendra Modi

The prime minister said 42 per cent of the world population lives in BRICS nations and these countries are the main driver of the global economy.

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
Asserting that BRICS nations can play a pivotal role in the global recovery post-Covid, prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday tried to sell his Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign to the grouping. He also sought support of BRICS nations in reforming the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). 

Virtually addressing the BRICS Summit, chaired by Russian president Vladimir Putin, Modi said the countries supporting terrorists should also be blamed for terrorism. 

"We have initiated a broad reform process under Atmanirbhar Bharat. This campaign is based on the

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First Published: Nov 17 2020 | 7:08 PM IST

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