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Twitter war between FM and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw over economy
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Twitter war between FM and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw over economy

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The war on Twitter between the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has intensified over the economic slowdown in India.

On Thursday, the Minister Sitharaman defended her handling of the economy saying she has been working on measures to revive the growth from a six-year low.

But business woman and the Biocon Chairman Kiran Mazumdar Shaw criticized Nirmala Sitharaman over the lack of proper measures to support growth. Shaw also had wondered why Finance Minister, and not the health minister, addressed the press conference on Wednesday to announce a ban on e-cigarettes.

Sitharaman, who is not known to reply to comments made on her twitter handle, clarified that she had addressed the press conference on Wednesday in her capacity as head of the group of ministers (GoM) that had gone into the issue of ban on e-cigarettes.