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Govt manufacturing data, producing films to hide failures: Ahmed Patel

Congress leaders have also slammed the movie 'The Accidental Prime Minister', starring Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, as BJP's propaganda against their party

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress leader Ahmed Patel after casting vote for the Rajya Sabha election at the Secretariat in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)
Ahmed Patel (Photo: PTI)

Senior leader on Wednesday alleged that the government is manufacturing data, producing films and creating awards in a desperate bid to hide its failures.

His remarks come a day after president Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Prime Minister for receiving the Philip Kotler Presidential award, saying he wanted to "congratulate" him on winning "the world famous" prize that had no jury and had never been given out before.

"Desperate to hide their own failures, the government is reduced to manufacturing its own data, producing its own films, and creating its own awards," Patel said in a tweet.

leaders have also slammed the movie 'The Accidental Prime Minister', starring Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, as BJP's propaganda against their party.

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The Congress has also been accusing the of coming out with false data to present a rosy picture of the economy which they claim has been adversely affected by government's policies.

The government has rejected all such allegations in the past.

First Published: Wed, January 16 2019. 11:05 IST
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