"When Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, our economy was fragile. But our government took the responsibility to stabilise the economy and now Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made our country to move in the path of progress and development. During UPA rule, they gave random loans to those who did not have the capacity to pay," Goyal said.
The minister further took on the Opposition for criticising the central government over fuel price hike and said, "everyone knows that the price of crude oil has increased, which is why fuel prices are rising."
Blaming the Congress for harbouring "fraudsters" like fugitive diamantaire and Punjab National Bank scam accused Mehul Choksi, Goyal said, "such people are now facing the heat due to stern action by the Modi government".
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