Battle over economic numbers: UPA vs NDA

Rajdeep Sardesai, CNN-IBN | Sep 23, 2013 at 11:16pm


War of words continued between Finance Minister P Chidambaram and the Bharatiya Janata Party over country's growth rate during UPA and NDA regime. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said, 'Chidambaram's statement was a fake encounter of facts.' Earlier in the day, Chidambaram said, 'Modi's claim that India grew at 8.4 per cent during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government is false.