Prime Minister admits govt's failure to control price-rise, unemployment

Singh also attacked BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by saying that Modi as Prime Minister of India will be disastrous for country.
New Delhi/January 3
India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday admitted to his government’s failure in controlling price-rise and unemployment in the country, though he maintained that per capita income in country has increased four times during the Congress led UPA regime.
Singh said that UPA government has been able to develop rural areas and spread literacy under Sarv Siksha Abhiyan around country that has benefited SC/ST population of the country.
Singh also praised his government for introducing several schemes for the welfare of the common man of the country and said that the global shutdown has affected the economic growth of the country and it is global phenomena.
Singh also clarified that his will not be the Prime Ministerial candidates if Congress party comes to power in upcoming Lok Sabha elections and Rahul Gandhi has sound credential to become next PM of the country.
Upping the attack on Modi, Singh said that his rule will be disastrous for the country and he defended his government on allegations of corruption by saying that opposition parties are indulging malicious campaign against the government.