Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted to Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee this morning
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted in assist of Abhijit Banerjee at this time, after the Nobel Prize-winning economist instructed HEARALPUBLICIST on Saturday that he objected to Union Minister Piyush Goyal questioning his professionalism. “Please be certain that millions of Indians are proud…” Mr Gandhi wrote on his official Twitter account after Mr Goyal, on Friday, mentioned Abhijit Banerjee’s reward for the Congress’ NYAY scheme revealed his “totally Left-leaning” considering and that his work had been rejected by the individuals of India.
The NYAY or Nyuntam Aay Yojana is a minimal earnings assure scheme that headlined the Congress manifesto for the nationwide election earlier this yr. The get together crashed within the polls. Rahul Gandhi, in his tweet congratulating Mr Banerjee for his Nobel, credited him with the NYAY plan.
“Dear Mr Banerjee… These bigots are blinded by hatred and have no idea what a professional is. You cannot explain it to them, even if you tried for a decade. Please be certain that millions of Indians are proud of your work,” Mr Gandhi tweeted.
On Friday Mr Goyal, nearly instantly after congratulating Mr Banerjee for his win, dismissed the JNU-trained economist’s work at a press convention.
“Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Prize. I congratulate him. But you all know what his understanding is. His thinking is totally Left-leaning. He had praised the NYAY scheme effusively, but people of India totally rejected his thinking,” the Railways minister mentioned.
#WATCH Piyush Goyal:Abhijit Banerjee ji ko nobel prize mila important unko badhai deta hun.Lekin unki samajh ke naked me to aap sab jaante hain.Unki jo considering hai,wo completely left leaning hai.Unhone NYAY ke bade gungaan gaye the,Bharat ki janta ne completely reject kar diya unki soch ko pic.twitter.com/v7OO49ie5E
— ANI (@ANI) October 18, 2019
In response, whereas talking to HEARALPUBLICIST in Delhi, Mr Banerjee mentioned, “If the BJP government, like the Congress party, had asked what were the numbers on the fraction of people under a particular income, would I have not told them the truth? In terms of being a professional, I want to be professional with everyone.”
“I am not partisan in my economy thinking,” he continued, mentioning he had labored with the Gujarat air pollution board again when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was nonetheless a Chief Minister.
“…we actually had an excellent experience. I would say that they were willing to engage with the evidence and they implemented policies that followed with that experience,” Mr Banerjee mentioned.
Dr Banerjee’s views through the years haven’t endeared him to the ruling get together.
Most just lately, he criticized the state of the financial system, cautioning the federal government in opposition to turning a blind eye to details and information that run counter to its narrative.
“There is an enormous fight going on in India about which data is right and the government has a particular view of (that) all data that is inconvenient to it is wrong. But nonetheless, I think that this is something that I think even the government is increasingly recognising that there is a problem. So the economy slowing very very fast. How fast we don’t know, there is this dispute about data but I think fast,” he mentioned.
An India-born American economist Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics earlier this week. He received the award collectively with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for his or her “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.
With enter from ANI
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