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Even Pakistan, Afghanistan dealt with Covid higher: Rahul Gandhi on IMF projections

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By: PTI | New Delhi | October 16, 2020 10:20:42 am Gandhi took a swipe on the authorities on Twitter by tagging a chart that confirmed IMF development projections for 2020-21 for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, China, Bhutan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and India.Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took a dig on the Centre on Friday over IMF’s projection that the Indian financial system is about to contract by a large 10.three per cent this 12 months, saying it was one other “solid achievement” by the federal government.
Gandhi took a swipe on the authorities on Twitter by tagging a chart that confirmed IMF development projections for 2020-21 for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, China, Bhutan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and India.
The chart confirmed that the Indian financial system is projected to contract by a large 10.three per cent this 12 months, the best contraction among the many international locations talked about.
“Another solid achievement by the BJP government. Even Pakistan and Afghanistan handled Covid better than India,” Gandhi tweeted with the chart.
The former Congress chief on Wednesday had additionally taken a dig on the authorities over IMF development projections exhibiting Bangladesh closing in on India when it comes to per capita GDP this 12 months and described it as a “solid achievement” of six years of BJP’s “hate-filled cultural nationalism”.
The Indian financial system, severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic, is projected to contract by a large 10.three per cent this 12 months, the International Monetary Fund had mentioned on Tuesday.
However, India is more likely to bounce again with a powerful 8.Eight per cent development charge in 2021, thus regaining the place of the quickest rising rising financial system, surpassing China’s projected development charge of 8.2 per cent, the IMF mentioned in its newest ‘World Economic Outlook’ report. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click right here to hitch our channel (@indianexpress) and keep up to date with the newest headlines For all the newest India News, obtain Indian Express App.

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