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Economic Survey data suggests Modi govt has undone Indian economy: Congress

Surjewala said the nation had a lot to worry about with rising oil prices, no private investment, and limited government investment

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

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Strongly criticising the Economic Survey 2018 for having failed the people, the Congress party said it would need a miracle for the Indian economy to achieve a growth rate of 6.75% in 2017-18 and said the Survey created grounds for almost certain overall economic failure because it was based on premises that were questionable.

In a statement, former finance minister P Chidambaram said the future success of the economy was based on two conditions that were shaky: that the world economy would hold; and oil prices would hold. Neither premise, he said, looks particularly stable. According to Chidambaram, the government

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First Published: Jan 29 2018 | 9:52 PM IST

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