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As Dr Singh turns 88, a look at his contribution to India's economy

Widely revered as the architect of India's economic reforms programme, now a senior leader of the Congress party, former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has turned 88 today. He served as the 14th Prime Minister of India under the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA). He held the Prime Ministerial position for two consecutive terms, from 2004 to 2009 and 2009 to 2014. Thirteen years before he became prime minister he was the finance minister of India. He is known for liberalising India's till then closed economy and ushering in reforms in 1991. Here's a look at his major achievements and the big-ticket reforms he undertook which shaped the economic graph of the country.
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