Deceleration claims in the automotive sector made to 'defame' the country: MP BJP

NEW DELHI: A BJP member in the Lok Sabha On Thursday he tried to get the air out of the opposition's deceleration claim in it, saying that such statements were being made to defame the country.

Virendra Singh Mast, from Balia in Uttar Pradesh, questioned claims of a slowdown in the automotive sector and said there are many homes in the country that have several cars and there are traffic jams in the streets.

Therefore, there is no slowdown in the automotive sector and those who make such claims are trying to defame the country, he said.

Singh made these comments while participating in the debate on agriculture in the House.