New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one the best communicators and has given a new course to India’s economy, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday.

Tending to a book release occasion on the third commemoration of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, he said Modi has taken different activities and some of his choices have been epoch-making ones.

“No doubt in the contemporary period, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of the most effective communicators and perhaps can be compared with other illustrious prime ministers like Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi who communicated on their principle, on their ideas accepting the Parliamentary form of government and particularly to have a secular Constitution,” Mukherjee said.

He said without having the ability to be a decent communicator one can’t hope to lead a nation where 1.25 billion people reside with hope.

Discussing the government, the president said there have been many major formative activities in India in various bearings.

“It (initiatives) has been possible for India because of its strong foundations in the economy to overcome the financial crises and subsequently the international financial problems including the Eurozone crises.”

“Indian economy is moving steadfastly. The prime minister has given a new direction, no doubt. Various initiatives which he has taken clearly indicates the onward movement of India,” Mukherjee said.

A portion of the choices are doubtlessly epoch-making choices, he said.

The president was talking in the wake of tolerating the principal copies of two books, including one on Modi’s radio communicate ‘Mann Ki Baat’.

The book Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio and Marching with a Billion-Analyzing Narendra Modi’s Government at Midterm were released by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at a capacity held in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Mukherjee said the subjects picked by the prime minister in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ influence the lives of a billion people.

VP Hamid Ansari, Defense and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Lok Sabha Speaker and different dignitaries were available amid the program.

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