Economic Crisis in India: Congress All Set to Take on Narendra Modi Govt, Plans Massive Agitation Across Country From October 15
Economic Crisis in India and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. (Photo Credit: File Image)

New Delhi, September 12: With the state of Indian economy showing grim figures and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rate crawling at 5 percent in the first quarter of the fiscal year (FY) 2020, Congress is all set to organise massive agitation across the country from October 15-25. It would also organise state-level Pradesh Congress Committee delegate convention on economic slowdown from September 28-30. The decision was taken by the party's interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. Piyush Goyal Says 'Maths Didn't Help Einstein Discover Gravity, Don't Get Into This GDP Mathematics'; Watch Video

Informing more about the latest development, Congress leader KC Venugopal said to the press, "We have decided to organise state-level Pradesh Congress Committee delegate convention on economic slowdown from 28-30 September." He also informed that the opposition is planning to organise massive agitation across the country from October 15-25 on the issue of an economic slowdown.

Earlier in the meeting, Sonia Gandhi had stated that the economic situation is bleak, as losses are mounting in almost every sector. She alleged, "All that the govt is doing is indulging in unprecedented vendetta politics to divert attention from mounting losses." Nirmala Sitharaman Blames Millenials’ Mindset for Auto Slowdown, Says They Prefer Uber, Ola Over Buying Vehicles.

Even reports arrived that by the HSBC chief India economist -- Pranjul Bhandari -- who observed that economic situation has not really changed in the first two months of the second quarter post-July 2019. In the first quarter, the GDP rate was recorded at 5 percent.