Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig on the authorities over IMF progress projections displaying Bangladesh closing in on India by way of per capita GDP this 12 months and described it as a “stable achievement” of six years of BJP’s “hate-filled cultural nationalism”. Gandhi additionally shared a graph citing its supply because the Worldwide Financial Fund’s World Financial Outlook report which confirmed Bangladesh closing in on India and virtually catching up with it by way of per capita GDP this 12 months.
“Strong achievement of 6 years of BJP’s hate-filled cultural nationalism: Bangladesh set to overhaul India,” Gandhi mentioned in a sarcastic tweet accompanied by clapping emojis. The IMF mentioned on Tuesday that the Indian financial system, severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic, is projected to contract by a large 10.three per cent this 12 months.
Nonetheless, India is more likely to bounce again with a formidable eight.eight per cent progress fee in 2021, thus regaining the place of the fastest-growing rising financial system, surpassing China’s projected progress fee of eight.2 per cent, the IMF mentioned in its newest ‘World Financial Outlook’ report.