Manmohan Singh An Indian economist and politician

Posted by The Open Page | 26th September 2017

Manmohan Singh born on 26 September 1932 is an Indian economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawahar Lal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.

Manmohan Singh the economist credited with playing a key role in ushering in economic reforms in the 1990s, demits office of Prime Minister after 10 years, leaving a mixed legacy of achievements and failures.
Scams that surfaced during UPA II may have undone the good work of the 81-year-old leader, who had achieved the distinction of serving two tenures as Prime Minister, the longest after the first PM Jawaharlal Nehru’s 17 years in office.

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