Economy Destroyed by Note Ban, Flawed GST & Failed Lockdown: Rahul Gandhi on FM’s ‘Act of God’ Remark

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks against the NEET, JEE exams being held in September, amid Covid-19.

Sitharaman on Thursday had said the economy has been hit by the pandemic, which is an ‘act of God’, and it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.

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  • Last Updated: August 28, 2020, 11:01 PM IST
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s remarks that the economy has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic which is an ‘Act of God’, saying the Indian economy has been “destroyed” by three actions — demonetisation, “flawed” GST and a “failed” lockdown.

Sitharaman on Thursday said the economy has been hit by the pandemic, which is an ‘Act of God’, and it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.


Tagging a news report on her remarks, Gandhi tweeted, “India’s economy has been destroyed by three actions: 1. Demonetisation 2. Flawed GST 3. Failed lockdown. Anything else is a lie.”

The former Congress president has been critical of the Modi government in the handling of the economy over the past few years.

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