P Chidambaram explained why he didn’t react yesterday.New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram today derided Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package as a “headline and a blank page”, and said he was looking forward to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman filling the bank page.On Tuesday, PM Modi announced financial incentives, adding to previously announced packages, for a combined stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore, roughly 10 per cent of India’s GDP, to tide over the coronavirus crisis and its impact on the economy.The package includes Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s assistance and a Rs 1.74 lakh crore fund announced earlier, days after the country went into lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus.Mr Chidambaram, who was Finance Minister in Congress governments, explained why he didn’t react yesterday.”Yesterday, PM gave us a headline and a blank page. Naturally, my reaction was a blank! Today, we look forward to the FM filling the blank page. We
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