Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will set an example in economic revival before the world just like it has outperformed many developed countries in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the first anniversary of his second term in office Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a letter to the country in which PM says “In the economic domain, through their strength, 130 crore Indians can not only surprise the world but also inspire it,”
As the lockdown imposed to stop the spread of Coronavirus, which in turn affects the Indian economy, the slowest in 11 year in March quarter. The data released by statistics department shows GDP grew at 4.2% in the year ended 31st March, compared with 6.1% in the previous year, as the private consumption slowed down. And the unemployment rose from 8.8 per cent in March 2020 to 23.5 per cent in April 2020.
However, Prime Minister Modi made a reference on the problem faced by migrant workers who have been forced to travel thousands of kilometres back to their home towns and villages.
PM Modi advised “We have to take care to ensure that inconveniences that we are facing do not turn into disasters. Hence, it is very important for every Indian to follow all rules and guidelines. We have displayed patience so far and we should continue to do so.”
In making India self-reliant PM Modi has termed Rs 20lakh crore package a major step in making the country ‘Atamnirbhar’ .
PM Modi’s letter listed NDA government achievement including abolishing of Article 370, settlement issues of Ram Temple, Banning of Triple Talaq and the Amendment to the citizenship act on which he said “was an expression of India’s compassion and spirit of inclusiveness”.
-Davinder Panesar, NMTV News