Secretary General of CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Secretary General of CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

PM Modi should do ‘Naukri Par Charcha’, listen to people: Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury also tweeted about the rate of unemployment in the country, stating it to be the worst -ever in independent India.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2020 01:20 PM IST

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday slammed the government over dipping employment rates, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi should conduct a “Naukri Par Charcha”.

Quoting a news report, Yechury charged that the “unemployment rate is the worst-ever in independent India”.

“Modi should do a Naukri Par Charcha, and listen to the ‘mann ki baat’ of millions of jobless he has created with his policies like demonetisation and badly planned GST,” he said in a tweet.

The prime minister had on Monday interacted with students during “Pariksha Pe Charcha” programme.

Yechury added that “Unemployment rate is the worst-ever in independent India. 45% for those between 15-19 years of age. It is 37% for those between 20-24 years. Urban unemployment. This is 44% in urban India”.

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