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Top 10 Quotes On Manmohan Singh

Top 10 Quotes On Manmohan Singh

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Manmohan Singh:- DrManmohan Singh is an Indian economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term. 

Manmohan Singh was born on 26 September 1932 to a Sikh family of Gurmukh Singh and Amrit Kaur in a place called Gah in Punjab of undivided India. He was raised by his paternal grandmother after his mother’s demise when he was quite young. Later, during the Partition, his family migrated to Amritsar in India. He was a brilliant student all along his academic career.

He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Punjab University in 1952 and 1954 respectively. In 1957, he earned a degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and later in 1962, he completed his D.Phil. in Economics from Nuffield College at Oxford University. Manmohan Singh’s favorite pastimes include reading and writing.


Top 10 Quotes On Manmohan Singh


1. “Together with international unity and resolve we can meet the challenge of this global scourge and work to bring about an international law of zero tolerance for terrorism.”


2. “Unity and secularism will be the motto of the government. We can’t afford divisive polity in India.”


3. “Nobody should be allowed to tinker with democracy. We will not discontinue the good works of the past government.”


4. “We got government off the backs of the people of India, particularly off the backs of India’s entrepreneurs. We introduced more competition, both internal competition, and external competition. We simplified and rationalized the tax system. We made risk-taking much more attractive.”


5. “India happens to be a rich country inhabited by very poor people.”


Top 10 Quotes On Manmohan Singh

6. “The Indian economy grew at 5.5 percent, but if you look at the last 30 years – for example, 1960 to 1985 – the progress made by East Asian countries was phenomenal. In a single generation, they had been able to transform the character of their economy. They were able to get rid of chronic poverty.”


7. “We are a coalition government, and that limits our options in some ways. Privatization happens to be one such area.”


8. “Capitalism historically has been a very dynamic force, and behind that force is technical progress, innovation, new ideas, new products, new technologies, and new methods of managing teams.”


9. “Our foreign-exchange reserves when I took over were no more than a billion dollars; that is, roughly equal to two weeks’ imports.”


10. “We all know the epicenter of terrorism in the world today is Pakistan. The world community has to come to grips with this harsh reality.”

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