Punjab: Top leaders’ segments see dip in economic activity: Study : The Tribune India
Ruchika M Khanna
Chandigarh, March 13
A new study has shown how some constituencies, in spite of being represented by political bigwigs, have failed to register good economic activity.
With the AAP talking of big reforms in governance, the study could serve as a ready reckoner for targeted policy intervention for economic uplift and promoting investment. At a time, when Punjab’s economy is in a shambles and the state’s outstanding public debt is over Rs 2.80 lakh crore, targeted economic intervention is the only way forward.
Constituencies that lagged behind
- The study between 2015 and 2020 has concluded that Lambi and Jalalabad, earlier represented by Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Badal, respectively, witnessed moderate decline in economic activity
- Constituencies represented by ex-ministers Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa…