Sitaram Yechury asks PM Modi to do "Pariksha Par Charcha"

Sitaram Yechury asks PM Modi to do

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday slammed the government over dipping employment rates, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi should conduct a "Naukri Par Charcha". Quoting a news report, Yechury charged that the "unemployment rate is the worst-ever in independent India".

"Modi should do a Naukri Par Charcha, and listen to the 'mann ki baat' of millions of jobless he has created with his policies like demonetisation and badly planned GST," he said in a tweet.

The prime minister had on Monday interacted with students during "Pariksha Pe Charcha" programme.

Yechury added that "Unemployment rate is the worst-ever in independent India. 45% for those between 15-19 years of age. It is 37% for those between 20-24 years. Urban unemployment. This is 44% in urban India".