‘Repackaged version of Make in India’: Shashi Tharoor on PM Modi’s Self-reliant India Mission

Updated on May 13, 2020 01:14 PM IST

Prime Minister Modi had on Tuesday announced a Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package for the country to become “self-reliant” and deal with Covid-19 crisis.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted a Hindi couplet to express his views on the subject.(Vivek R Nair / Hindustan Times)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted a Hindi couplet to express his views on the subject.(Vivek R Nair / Hindustan Times)
New Delhi | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Prashasti Singh

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday took a jibe at the Rs 20 lakh Crore economic package and “Self-reliant India Mission” announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as being nothing new but a repackaged version of “Make in India” initiative.

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He tweeted a Hindi couplet to express his views on the subject.

The couplet roughly translates to: “He sold the old couplet/lion with a new name; He sold piles of dreams again.”

 

The Prime Minister had on Tuesday announced a Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package for the country to become “self-reliant” and deal with Covid-19 crisis.

The Prime Minister had also announced that the fourth phase of lockdown will be completely redesigned with new rules and will commence from May 18.

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