New Delhi, Feb 28: Finance Minister P Chidambaram quoted Tamil saint poet Tiruvalluvar and Swami Vivekananda to drive home the point that India can become among the top five countries in the world, if it take right decisions and right choices.
At the conclusion of his budget speech in the Lok Sabha today, Chidambaram said India is the tenth largest economy in the world. He said, “we can become the eighth, or perhaps the seventh, largest by 2017. By 2025, we could become a five trillion dollar economy”.
Quoting Swami Vivekananda he said, “All the strength and succor you want is within yourself.
Therefore, make your own future.” The General Budget 2013-14 is a resolute step towards that future, he added. (ANI)