Covid-19: Rahul to discuss economics with Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee

NEW DELHI: leader Rahul Gandhi The dialogue with the Nobel Prize winner on how to deal with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis will be broadcast on Tuesday as part of his series of discussions with experts in economy and health.

The congressional party tweeted a 1.44-minute clip of the conversation that will air in its entirety at 9 am Tuesday.

The first such dialogue took place last week when Gandhi discussed the coronavirus pandemic and its economic implications with the former governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

During that dialogue, Rajan had said India should be "cleverer" in lifting the lockdown and should open up its economy in a "measured way" soon to save jobs.

He also said that Rs 65 billion should be spent to support the poor affected by the crisis.