Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the slowdown of the economy, saying that a “train of a recession coming at full throttle”.
“Mr Prime Minister, The economy has derailed and there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel,” he tweeted. “If your incompetent Finance Minister is telling you there is light, trust me it’s the train of a recession coming at full throttle.”
Mr PM, The economy has derailed and there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel. If your incompetent FM is telling you there is light, trust me it’s the train of recession coming at full throttle.https://t.co/ewoVj5m27X
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 1, 2019
Data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday showed that India’s eight core industries grew at their slowest rate in over four years in June, rising 0.2% as compared to the same month last year.
“Their callous attitude has sent the Indian economy in a tailspin and has brought it to the brink of a meltdown,” he had tweeted.