New Delhi, August 29
Taking a dig at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over her “Act of God” comment on the financial system, Congress chief P Chidambaram on Saturday requested “the FM as the Messenger of God” to “please answer” find out how to describe the “mismanagement” of the financial system earlier than the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sitharaman on Thursday mentioned the financial system has been hit by the pandemic, which is an “Act of God”, and it’ll see a contraction within the present fiscal.Chidambaram mentioned, “If the pandemic is an ‘Act of God’, how do we describe the mismanagement of the economy during 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20. Before the pandemic struck India?”
“Will the FM, as the Messenger of God, please answer?” the previous Finance Minister requested on Twitter.
In a collection of tweets, the senior Congress chief additionally slammed the Centre for asking states to borrow extra. — PTI