India, Jan. 14 -- Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram cautioned the government on Tuesday over what he said could tip the country's youth after the raging protests against the amended citizenship act and National Population Register (NPR).

As the former Union finance minister, in several tweets, warned the Centre about the effects the sliding economy, he also took a jibe over rising inflation.

"The nation is engrossed with the anti-CAA, anti-NPR protests. Both present a clear and present danger. The sliding economy is an even greater threat to the country. If unemployment rises and incomes decline, there is the danger of youth and students exploding in anger," Chidambaram wrote.

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has been facin...