Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar right this moment took a swipe at Pakistan PM Imran Khan on his comment that Pakistan’s financial system below him was doing higher than many regional international locations, notably India.
Mr Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Entrepreneurship, Ability Growth, Electronics & Know-how, additionally took a dig at Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
“Sure bcoz aapke paas Sidhu hain, aur hamare paas sirf quickest growng financial system, sabze jyaada unicorn aur FDI hai #ImranKaMathematics (Sure as a result of you’ve Sidhu and we solely have the quickest rising financial system, essentially the most variety of Unicorn firms and International Direct Funding),” he mentioned in a tweet.
— Rajeev Chandrasekhar ???????? (@Rajeev_GoI) January 12, 2022
Mr Sidhu had in November final yr triggered a row after reportedly calling Imran Khan his “bada bhai”, or elder brother. He was visiting the Darbar Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan (by way of the Kartarpur hall), earlier than which he and members of his entourage have been obtained and garlanded by a Pakistan official.
A video of that interplay was tweeted by the BJP’s Amit Malviya.
Within the quick clip, the Pakistan official greets Mr Sidhu on behalf of Prime Minister Khan, to which the previous India cricketer appears to reply: “Thanks… he (Imran Khan) is like my bhai… my bada bhai.”
The BJP had performed up the interplay calling Mr Sidhu “Pakistan-loving” and criticised the congress for preferring him over “veteran” Amarinder Singh. Former Chief Minister Singh was unceremoniously faraway from his submit final yr after an open riot by his personal get together MLAs which was led by Mr Sidhu.
Prime Minister Khan was talking at an occasion in Islamabad and was presumably responding to bitter criticism by the opposition get together in Pakistan that has accused him of drowning the nation’s financial system. Mr Khan faces the powerful problem of getting controversial laws handed to fulfill the Worldwide Financial Fund’s necessities forward of a bailout bundle of $1 billion for his nation.