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Interim Budget 2019: GDP growth fastest in last 5 years, says FM Goyal

Presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal said India has been recognised as the brightest spot in the world in last 5 years

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Finance Minister Piyush Goyal
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal | Photo: @ANI

Finance Minister Friday said India has emerged as the brightest spot in the world in the last five years during which the country witnessed the fastest GDP growth higher than under any previous governments.

Presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal said India has been recognised as the brightest spot in the world in last 5 years.

He further said India is the fastest growing major economy in the world and that the GDP growth in the last 5 years had been higher than under any previous governments.

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Goyal also said the Modi-led NDA government contained double digit inflation and the government has broken the back of high inflation.

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First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 11:30 IST