NEW DELHI :
No official word, but congratulations pour in
BILLIONAIRE Gautam Adani to two
Union Ministers and Maharashtra
Deputy Chief Minister Devendra
Fadnavis among others on Sunday
hailed India crossing USD 4 trillion
mark though there was no official
confirmation if the country has
achieved the landmark.
The Finance Ministry and the
National Statistical Office did not
immediately comment on the viral
social media post on India’s GDP
crossing USD 4 trillion.
Highly placed sources said that
the viral news was incorrect and
India was still shy of that landmark.
An unverified screengrab from the
live tracking GDP feed for all countries based on International
Monetary Fund data has been widely shared on social media, including by many senior BJP leaders.
It is very difficult to have live tracking of GDP numbers of all countries
as numbers of various sectors of the
economy are available with a lag.
“Congratulations, India. Another
two years to go before India becomes
the 3rd largest nation in terms of
Global GDP by overtaking Japan at
$4.4 trillion and Germany at $4.3
trillion. The Tricolour surge continues! Jai Hind,” Adani said on social
media platform X.
Many political leaders, including
Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra
Fadnavis hailed the achievement.
“India’s moment of global glory as
our GDP crosses $4 Trillion.The rise
of #NewIndia under PM @narendramodi ji’s leadership is truly unparalleled,” Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra
Singh Shekhawat said in a post on
X. Another Cabinet Minister, G
Kishan Reddy in a post said,