Nitin Gadkari praises former PM Manmohan Singh
Gadkari said – the country is grateful to him for economic reforms
Told – was helped in raising funds for road projects
New Delhi. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday praised former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for giving a new direction to the country through economic reforms, saying India needs a liberal economic policy. In which the intention is to benefit the poor also. Addressing the ‘TIOL Awards 2022’ function held here, Gadkari said that the economic reforms initiated by the then Finance Minister Manmohan Singh in the year 1991 showed a new direction to India. He said that the country is grateful to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for these economic reforms.
On this occasion, Gadkari also mentioned the effort made in the nineties to raise money for the roads when he was the minister of Maharashtra. He said that it was because of the economic reforms initiated by Manmohan Singh that he was able to raise funds for these road projects. He emphasized that liberal economic policy is for the farmers and the poor. He said that the country needs such an economic policy which has the intention to benefit the poor also. Describing China as a good example in the direction of implementation of liberal economic policy, he said that any country can be developed by this policy.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 08, 2022, 21:40 IST