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Chidambaram criticises govt: "Legacy of Modi govt after 8 years: NO JOBS"

Chidambaram criticises govt: Legacy of Modi govt after 8 years: NO JOBS

New Delhi: P Chidambaram, a senior leader of the Congress, blasted the by Central Government on Saturday over the issue of unemployment, claiming that the Modi administration's legacy after eight years is "no jobs."

The Congress party has been criticising the administration for what it claims to be a shortage of jobs for young people and rising unemployment.

"After 37 lakhs in Uttar Pradesh applying for Grade 'C' jobs, we have 35 lakh applicants for 40,000 Agniveer jobs. Is the government listening to the anguished voices of the young men: 'we are desperate, we have no choice," Chidambaram said in a tweet.

"That is the legacy of the Modi government after 8 years: NO JOBS," the former finance minister asserted.

The unemployment rate is eight per cent, which is understated because of massive disguised employment, he added. "The September Monthly Review of the Ministry of Finance does not utter a word on unemployment!" Chidambaram said.

The senior Congress leader has been alleging that the government's policies have resulted in worsening the economic situation of the country.

With PTI inputs

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