The BJP could, therefore, have released itself from that limiting agenda by wholly embracing and even owning the Rao-Singh economic architecture," writes Mr Prabhakar in the Hindu article titled "A lodestar to steer the economy". From being India's former Defence Minister to being the second woman Finance Minister after Indira Gandhi, BJP leader, and politician Nirmala Sitharaman has come a long way in her career. It was interesting that their daughter Vangmayi was working in ‘The Hindu’ newspaper at that time. They may be living separately because of their need to live in separate cities due to their occupations. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ’s husband Parakala Prabhakar again embarrasses her by ridiculing her economic policy and comments on the fall of revenue in the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The repeated criticism of Nirmala Sitharaman by her husband Parkala Prabhakar suggests that they are estranged. Nirmala Sitharaman met her husband Parakala Prabhakar, a Telugu Brahmin while the two were studying at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi. Measured by GDP, nearly 75 per cent of the world was accelerating. Is Parakala Prabhakar outburst at his wife another case of Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (ఇంటింటి రామాయణం)? He remains what he is , a party hopper trying for better opportunities. Much popular 74% ratings on 56″ wala is not true if compared with ground realities. We don’t know why Prabhakar is embarrassing Nirmala. He was a spokesperson of BJP’s Andhra Pradesh unit for some time. While sharing this photo, Sitharaman wrote: Familiarising with the fighter aircraft before taking off for a sortie, Did you know? “Mature people will have their own political opinions and their relationship will not come in the way (of their work). That hurt me a lot," he added. Economist Parakala Prabhakar, also Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's husband, has expressed concern over economic slowdown and said the Narendra Modi-led government has not shown willingness to frame its new policies. If a husband holds a view contrary to his wife or vice versa, specially if both are in politics of some sort, it does not mean that they are estranged. Normally any sensible husband who is also a politician, of a lady who is Finance Minister and was also Defence and Commerce Minister will butter up his wife, regardless of the domestic problems. What did he mean by that? who is also an economist embarrasses her. Their last united photo was a selfie after coming out from polling booth in Hyderabad after voting in May 2014 Lok Sabha elections. It’s probably no secret that the BJP and the current finance minister is somewhat clueless about the economy. The article headline says the country’s economy needs a lodestar. Besides being a salesperson, she also worked as a Senior Manager Research and Analysis with Price Waterhouse and also for a brief period with one of the leading broadcasters in the world, Nirmala Sitharaman also served as an assistant to an economist in the Agricultural Engineers Association, London and was also a member of the National Commission for Women, Delhi, In photo: Nirmala Sitharaman welcomes President Ram Nath Kovind, on the occasion of Republic Day at Rajpath, Raisina Hill, India Gate in New Delhi, From sharing insights from her travel to official trips to addressing a rally as BJP star campaigner and presenting the Union Budget as India's first full-time Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has been there and done that, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharamana shared this picture with her followers after she traveled from Delhi metro to Gurugram and back. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Cannot fathom what is the significance of this article by Mr.Sree Iyer! That Parakala Prabhakar is married to the Defence Minister has been used by the opposition to target the TDP govt in Andhra in the past few weeks. Nirmala Sitharaman’s husband Parakala Prabhakar takes on Modi govt, says Centre in denial mode on economic slowdown (Photo Credit: Meanwhile, Nirmala was sighted around the BJP’s Delhi Headquarters as the former Prime Minister Vajpayee’s “official biographer” in late 2009. Husband embarrasses Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, BJP, and the Government. In economic policy, the party mainly adopted ‘Neti Neti (Not this, Not this’), without articulating what was its own ‘Niti (policy)’.”. 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After the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) left the BJP alliance due to allegations raised by Jagan Mohan Reddy, Parakala resigned from the Communication Advisor’s post. What I said in Oct ’19 on govt’s denial mode is vindicated by 23.9% contraction. Seriously? By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. Prabhakar and Nirmala are good souls. who is also an economist embarrasses her. Do something at least now, for God’s sake., — Parakala Prabhakar (@parakala) September 3, 2020. May be a sadistic pleasure for his bloated ego or an act of distraction to save FM from further ignominy. I mean he has no background in cricke, in fact I read he is not even a member of the GCA who nominated him. While it’s okay for Sree Iyer to criticize the BJP for its economic policies, why cannot another private citizen criticize the government? He also lost a Vidhan Sabha election in 2006. Otherwise, macroeconomic thought leadership will continue to be offered to the BJP by the shouting analysts on television and in WhatsApp forwards," writes the economist. As for the Govt., they should start thinking out of the hat and bring solutions on the table. problem of clouded vision. I do not want you or your government to be disrespected. It is unclear whether his resignation has been accepted by the Chief Minister. The BJP should embrace the PV Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh economic architecture to steer the economy out of choppy waters, Parakala Prabhakar, a noted political economist and the husband of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has advised in an opinion piece published by The Hindu newspaper on Monday. Why is the author saying that Nirmala’s husband should butter her. Referring to the liberalisation of economy by the Congress government in 1991, Prabhakar said government should take a cue from the … Parakala Prabhakar’s article on India’s current economic scenario, clearly stating that the Indian economy is totally mismanaged. Copyright © 2020 Mid-Day Infomedia Ltd. All Rights Reserved. The BJP’s flirting with Gandhian socialism did not last for more than a few months after its founding. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Show us some love! Parakala Prabhakar went on to add, “Claims are being made that because my family member belongs to another party, and has different political views, I might compromise on the state’s interest. However, today, a responsible opposition leaders like YSRCP chief Jaganmohan Reddy, too, has raised the same issue, and reduced your struggle and commitment. Why not we concede each individual to hold or express their personal perception and views freely? Eyebrows were raised when a National War Memorial contract of around Rs.250 crores was given to a Hyderabad based company NCC Ltd (earlier Nagarjuna Constructions) when Nirmala Sitharaman was the Defence Minister. Meanwhile in 2003, during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-1 regime, Nirmala Sitharaman from nowhere was posted as a Member in the National Women’s Commission. The scumbag who lets down his own wife is no Man but a Eunuch. As if her travails with the economy are not enough, Nirmala Sitharaman gets hit between the eyes with a story critical of her and her govt. And the fact that they may be separated or married is irrelevant in the context of discussion on the national economy. What kind of article is this? This just reinforces the argument that our beloved BJP is in denial over the economic slowdown and would prefer to focus on the message bearer. In the picture, the two can be seen posing alongside personnel of the Indian Navy. Prabhakar went on to suggest that the economic performance of the Modi government made it choose 'a muscular political, nationalist, security platform' to make its re-election bid.