Congress slams Arun Jaitley: Trying to shift goalposts

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The Congress on Thursday described Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s remarks on former finance minister Yashwant Sinha as disappointing as they were “marked by arrogance, disdain and a lot of jumlas”. The main Opposition party also warned that the economy could slip into depression.

“The Finance Minister in his usual style tried to escape blame and responsibility, shift goal posts and deny accountability. All he did was insult the former finance minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha by passing remarks that should be unacceptable in political life. India is fed up of Modinomics as also Jaitleynomics,” said Congress communication department head Randeep Surjewala.

The BJP government is all about economic mismanagement and blatant inspector raj, he said, adding that if the Prime Minister and Finance Minister do not go for course correction, both will have the luxury of becoming former prime minister and former finance minister soon.

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