Sitaram Yechury: Narendra Modi Government must bring a white paper on the status of Indian economy

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday demanded that the government bring out a white paper on the status of the economy referring to India Ratings and Research data which has lowered GDP growth forecast for current fiscal to 4.7 percent.

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“This is the third quarter since the growth rate has fallen in the country. If this is not a recession, then what is it? The government must bring a white paper on the status of Indian economy,” tweeted Yechury.

Indian economy may have slowed for the sixth consecutive quarter in July-September to 4.7 percent, Fitch group firm India Ratings and Research said on Tuesday, as it lowered GDP growth forecast for current fiscal for the fourth time.