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Who will be BJP's Mahalanobis?

P C Mahalanobis was the econometrician-economist who guided Jawaharlal Nehru's economic thinking

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Narendra Modi | Bimal Jalan | Nirmala Sitharaman

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan 



T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

A few days ago, Puja Mehra, an accomplished economic journalist, wrote an article asking who, if anyone, was Narendra Modi’s A N Varma or Montek Ahluwalia or or Y V Reddy or Vijay Kelkar, bureaucrats who had helped former prime ministers. Even Indira Gandhi, who, like Mr Modi, was wary of intellect, turned to P N Haksar, who gave economic shape to her political imperatives.

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First Published: Sat, August 03 2019. 01:50 IST

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