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India to be the world’s 5th largest economy: Why this vital story should not be underplayed

The failure to acknowledge India’s growth story for the fear of who will walk away with the credit is a grave injustice to the 1.33 crore-plus people of this country. It also prepares the path for economic harm rather than further good health.

India this year is set to break into the league of the world’s top five economies. But that’s a story being hidden by mentioning India only as Asia’s third largest economy – tailing behind China and Japan.

According to a report by global consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), India is likely to dislodge the United Kingdom, taking the fifth spot in the world's largest economy rankings in 2019.

The US is likely to stay at the No.

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