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GDP growth fastest in last 5 years: Goyal

February 01, 2019 11:37 IST

Goyal said India has been recognised as the brightest spot in the world in the past 5 years.

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Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said India has emerged as the brightest spot in the world in the last five years during which the country witnessed the fastest GDP growth higher than under any previous governments.

 

Presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal said India has been recognised as the brightest spot in the world in last 5 years.

He further said India is the fastest growing major economy in the world and that the GDP growth in the last 5 years had been higher than under any previous governments.

Goyal also said the Modi-led NDA government contained double digit inflation and the government has broken the back of high inflation.

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