Top 3 poll-issues will be jobs, jobs & jobs: Chidambaram
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today hit out at the Centre over alleged lack of job creation, saying the three main issues in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls would be jobs, jobs, and jobs.
"What's worse? Not creating jobs or lying about the creation of jobs," Chidambaram asked in a tweet, alleging that the National Democratic Alliance government was guilty of both.
Chidambaram slams Centre for lying about job creation
Glad that CII exposed government's bogus claims on job-creation: Chidambaram
In a series of tweets, Chidambaram said, "The top three issues in the elections will be jobs, jobs and jobs."
"Glad that the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) has found its voice and has exposed the government's bogus claims on job creation," the former Union finance minister said.
"Hope that others also will speak up," he further added.
'Hope that others also will speak up'
Glad that CII has found its voice and has exposed the government's bogus claims on job creation. Hope that others also will speak up.— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) March 9, 2019
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CII had expressed concern over job market and employment challenges
The CII had on Wednesday expressed concern over the country's job market amid growing challenges of making a generation employment-ready. However, on Thursday it said the recent reforms ushered in by the government were creating new livelihoods across existing and emerging sectors.