Narasimha Rao Has Blotted Record As PM: Chidambaram To NDTV

PUBLISHED ON: July 4, 2016 | Duration: 24 min, 44 sec

   
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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has told NDTV that while the former PM Narasimha Rao deserves full credit for the economic reforms, his rule was a "blot". Specifically referring to the demolition of the Babri Masjid, he said, "I don't think anyone denies Narasimha Rao was the political force behind the economic reforms, he handled the politics of economic reforms very well. There are other aspects to his government which, I am afraid, blotted his record,". On the controversy over the exit of Raghuram Rajan as Reserve Bank Governor, former finance minister P Chidambaram tells NDTV he believes Rajan had every right to speak out on issues that we enter strictly within his brief. (Read transcript here)
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