Congress today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the drop in the value of rupee and mentioned said there seems to be a competition between the BJP and the rupee to see “who will fall lower”.
Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari likened the country’s economy is “like a rudderless boat on a very choppy ocean”.
Referring to Modi’s tweet during the UPA regime which said “there is a competition between the Congress and the rupee – who will fall lower..”, he said: “The rupee, that day was trading at Rs 59.27 to the dollar. Five years later, almost to the date, the rupee has been hovering around Rs 69 to a dollar and that is the lowest the rupee has ever fallen.
“Today, for the better part of the day, the rupee was trading at Rs. 69.10 to a dollar.