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Modi govt trying to divert attention from GDP failure: Rahul

Said every other issue was manufactured to distract the country from this fundamental failure

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Rahul Gandhi

Vice President on Thursday criticised the for the decline in growth and said it was manufacturing other issues to deflect the country's attention from its failures.

"Falling Rising unemployment. Every other issue is manufactured to distract us from this fundamental failure," he tweeted.

He also tagged a report that said the country had lost its tag of being the fastest growing economy in the world after the fourth quarter growth declined to 6.1 per cent.

Former Prime Minister had dubbed the decision to demonetise high currency notes as "legalised plunder and a monumental failure" and predicted a 2 per cent fall in GDP.

Later, former Minister had also criticised the note ban and said it would lead to a fall in GDP growth.

First Published: Thu, June 01 2017. 14:06 IST