26 November, 2020

‘Kamal Nath Is A Doer. He Can Make His 15 Per Cent, And Do National Service’

Tarun Das, May 29, 2009

‘Kamal Nath Is A Doer. He Can Make His 15 Per Cent, And Do National Service’

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This conversation has the ex-CII head giving his opinion about the new ministers in the cabinet. He says commerce minister Anand Sharma needs to briefed and educated. He says Kamal Nath for surface transport and highways was a surprise but he was all for Nath taking over the ministry. He feels highway construction is a priority area and Kamal Nath is a doer and he can also make “his 15 per cent”—that is, he can do “national service” and make money. Das also discusses how he has decided to give up his job at the CII.

Tarun Das: How was your Bombay visit?

Niira Radia: Good, good, good visit. I met Ratan also. I told him that you know what you are doing. He was very worried about Maran, of course. I did tell him that by the way, I’m sorry I don’t know whether I should have done that,...



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