NEW DELHI: Congress leader P Chidambaram today claimed that the participants of a business meeting have opined that the10 years of the UPA rule saw the best decadal growth, and the Gross Domestic Product in current prices increased four times in rupee terms.
Chidambaram, who served as the finance and home minister in the UPA government, wrote on Twitter, "For participants in the Global Business Summit: best decadal growth was under the UPA government between 2004 and 2014."
"In 10 years, the GDP in current prices increased THREE times in dollar terms," he tweeted.
The summit was organised by The Economic Times and was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday.
Chidambaram, however, did not elaborate who all praised the UPA government led by Manmohan Singh.