Ahmed Patel was one of the most trusted leaders of Congress: Manmohan Singh
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 Former Prime Minister and Congress leader Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday condoled the demise of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel calling him one of the most trusted leaders of the party. "I am saddened to hear the shocking news of the untimely death of Ahmed Patel ji. Ahmed Patel ji was one of the most trusted leaders of the Congress party and a great friend of mine. His passing away is an irreparable loss to the Congress party."
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad mourned the death of party leader Ahmed Patel and said that he was a strong pillar for the Congress party. "I have lost a brother, friend and colleague. He was a strong pillar for the Congress party. His passing away is an irreparable loss for the party," said Azad.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has warned the Modi government of a looming credit crisis that he said could badly affect medium and small industries. He said that unemployment is high and the informal sector is in shambles. The former Prime Minister also accused the Modi government of not consulting states on matters of the economy. ‘Federalism and regular consultation with states, which was the cornerstone of India's economic and political philosophy as enshrined in the Constitution, no longer finds favour with the present Central government,’ Singh said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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While addressing at the 'Pratheeksha 2030' Summit on in the national capital on March 02, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said, "Temporary measures by the Government of India and Reserve Bank to paper over the credit problems can not blind us to the looming credit crisis ahead that could affect the small and medium sector." "Unemployment is high and the informal sector is in shambles, a crisis precipitated by the ill-considered demonetisation decision taken in 2016," he added. "In Kerala and many other states, public finances are in disarray with states having to resort to excessive borrowing, which creates an intolerable burden on future budgets," Manmohan Singh further stated.
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale responded to Congress’ Nata Patole. Athawale said that his party will give protection to Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar. Congress’ Nana Patole had threatened to stop Big B and Akshay's film shoot. Athawale said, "Amitabh and Akshay had spoken on rising fuel prices during the Manmohan Singh government but that doesn't mean that they should also tweet now. Threatening them is not good on Nana Patole’s part. RPI stands with Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan. We will give protection to them." Patole had said that screening of Akshay and Amitabh's films will not be allowed in the state.
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Congress has clarified that All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev has not resigned from the party. Speaking on the reports of her resignation, Congress leader and Member of Parliament, Pradyut Bordoloi said that Sushmita Dev is indispensable part of Congress and very much with us. "She is very much with us. She is a very indispensable part of Congress. She is respected leader of our party," said Congress Member of Parliament Bordoloi.
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