No Data Toh No Problem: Consumer Spending Falls, Govt Hides Report
A cartoon on the Modi government suppressing the report on consumer spending falling for the first time in decades.
The data collected by the government’s own National Statistical Office (NSO) showed that consumer expenditure in India fell for the first time in over four decades in 2017-18.
In this “agar hum karein toh karein kya, bole toh bole kya” situation, what did the Modi government do to counter the problem?
The government stopped the release of the NSO report, citing “data quality issues”!
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