Sonia Gandhi congratulates Abhijit Banerjee on receiving the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Congress President Sonia Gandhi congratulated Prof Abhijit Banerjee on receiving the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Congress President Sonia Gandhi (file photo)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi (file photo)
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Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi has congratulated Indian origin Economist and Academic Prof Abhijit Banerjee, Prof Esther Duflo and Prof Michael Kramer on receiving the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

In her congratulatory message, the Congress president said that apart from making the Nation of his origin proud by this spectacular achievement, the work of Professor Banerjee and the fellow recipients in "an experimental approach to alleviating global poverty", has helped millions across the globe- including India, come out of poverty.


Their methodology, approach and experiments are exemplary and of extreme contemporary relevance.

His recognition as a noble laureate has delighted every Indian, Sonia Gandhi added.

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