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Jaitley should write FB post on who is FM, says Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Countering Jaitley, the on Friday said he should write a post on who is Indias and about economic woes, while adding that it has become a "One Man-No government" situation.

The party also asked if the country under the government has become a "banana republic".

Jaitley on Friday accused the of giving only slogans to the poor and said has given them resources which would ensure faster growth and faster removal of poverty.

"I would request Jaitley to write a post on who is India's That is the most important thing he needs to do. He must solve that mystery.

"He must clarify as to whether he is India's or it is Piyush Goyalji. At least people will know who is pushing the economy on the brink of such misery," said

Surjewala also advised Jaitley to write a post on the economic woes that "Modinomics" has heaped upon

"Inflation reaching 5 to 6 per cent, Index of Industrial Production going down, exports going down from Rs 19 lakh crore to Rs 10 lakh crore.

"formation being static or reducing from about 31.5 to 28 per cent, fuel prices getting skyrocketed, import of cheaper fuel from countries like getting reduced from 7,75,000 barrels a day to 5,25,000 barrels a day," he added.

He said: "As price of diesel goes up by 77 Paisa and price of petrol by one rupee, a hole is being dug in the pocket of the common man. GST getting more complicated by the day, refunds not being made available to exporters and input credits becoming one of the biggest nightmare that small traders and businesses face."

Surjewala said: "Ministers without portfolio speak about agriculture, speaks on defence, talks about social justice and Social gives 'gyan' on foreign policy.

"(Sushma Swaraj) does not know how to save herself from trolls being followed by What is happening? Is this a government or a banana republic?" he asked.

"Maximum governance was the original slogan that Modiji gave. Now it has become 'One Man-No Government'," he added.



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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 23:10 IST