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Nearly two crore jobs lost in last four months, now the truth of economy cannot be hidden: Rahul

The India Print 2020-08-19 16:27:09

New Delhi. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, citing a news claim that nearly two crore people lost their jobs in the last four months and now the truth of the 'apocalypse of the economy' cannot be hidden from the country. He tweeted, "Nearly 20 million people have lost jobs in the last four months. The future of two crore families is in darkness. By spreading false news and hatred on Facebook, the truth of unemployment and the apocalypse of the economy cannot be hidden from the country. ''

Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala claimed on this subject, "Now the truth is evident." Only in April-July 2020, 1.90 crore jobless people lost their jobs. In the month of July alone, 50 lakh jobs were lost. 41 lakh people were employed in agriculture and construction sector. BJP put eclipse on the livelihood of the country. 

According to the news quoted by Rahul Gandhi and Surjewala, 1.89 crore people have lost their jobs since April amid the Corona virus epidemic. This has been revealed in the data of the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). It said that nearly 50 lakh people have lost their jobs in the last month ie in July.