Kolkata: A day after slamming the Centre for highest unemployment rate in the country in 45 years, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged the youngsters to raise questions on growing joblessness.
Referring to Central government data that put Bengal at the top of the states with highest GDP growth, Banerjee said unemployment in the state has dipped by 45 percent under her rule.
"Our State #Bangla has brought down unemployment by 45%.
The GDP growth of #Bangla is highest in the country.
As per the data, Bengal has registered a GDP growth rate of 12.58 percent in 2018-19 while unemployment ratewas 6.1 percent during the period.
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