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Montek Singh Ahluwalia: A combination of balance, optimism and resilience

Looking into yesterday while he assesses today, Ahluwalia retains his entrenched belief in India's ability to overcome

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Anjuli Bhargava 



Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former deputy chairman, Planning Commission of India
Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former deputy chairman, Planning Commission of India (Illustration: Binay Sinha)

Lunch with BS is a known animal for Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former deputy chairman of the . When I suggest a virtual tête-à-tête during the pandemic, he proposes in jest that I either Swiggy or Zomato him a nice meal from a fancy restaurant. I laugh, suggest we make do with a coffee over Zoom for now and promise to take him out for lunch when I am in Delhi next.

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First Published: Sat, October 09 2021. 01:36 IST

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