The Congress has once again targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the country's GDP. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has compared the figures of India's GDP from the years 2017 to 2019-20 with the beard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shashi Tharoor shared five photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweet. In all the five pictures Modi's beard can seen in different sizes. This has been tweeted with a graphics. The graphics showi India’s GDP was 8.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18, which has fallen to 4.5 in the second quarter of 2019-20. With this tweet, he has written, ‘This is what is meant by a "graphic illustration"!'.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic had led to a drop in GDP. Meanwhile, GDP is expected to fall by 6.8 per cent, according to a report released by DBS Bank.
India's GDP may turn positive at 1.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2020-21, having witnessed contraction in the previous two quarters due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of cases is falling and public spending has started rising, according to a report.
DBS Group Research economist Radhika Rao said sharp improvement in the COVID-19 situation and rising public spending are the two factors that bode well for December 2020 quarter.
India posted de-growth of 24 per cent and 7.5 per cent in GDP in first and second quarters ended June and September 2020, respectively.
This is what is meant by a "graphic illustration"! pic.twitter.com/QYyA2lN2W0— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) March 2, 2021