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Srivatsa Krishna

Author is IAS officer. Views are personal.

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A Poverty of Imagination but Richness of Data

Srivatsa Krishna

There is creeping negativity about the Modi Government’s economic performance over the past few months, some of it is valid, but much of the hand-wringing is simply not true. Perception appears to be turning against them, while facts tell a very different story, albeit with some areas of concern. When the Government sold hard painful structural reforms to the people in 1991 then, it was acceptable, why not the pain of similar structural reforms being undertaken by this Government being acceptable now? Or have the story tellers changed with their own agenda and motives?

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