Congress is opportunist, says Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: On an expected note, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has accused Congress of being an “opportunist,” saying all finance ministers of Congress-ruled states have backed GST, but not the party leadership.

While talking to mediapersons in Washington, Jaitley said the NDA government has taken bold steps to improve the economy and the nation has received praise for it globally. “Structural reforms like IBC insolvency code, GST, demonetization need courage,” he said.

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He said the world was in economic slowdown for past three years, and India is growing and taking advantage of the situation after the government has implemented structural reforms.

Union finance minister Saturday accused party of being an “opportunist,” saying all finance ministers of Congress-ruled states have backed GST, but not the party leadership.

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While talking to ANI in Washington, Jaitley said the NDA government has taken bold steps to improve the economy and the nation has received praise for it globally. “Structural reforms like IBC insolvency code, GST, demonetization need courage,” he said.

 

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