Mandi, May 9 -- Himachal Pradesh Congress committee (HPCC) spokesperson Sanjay Lakhanpal on Tuesday accused BJP-led central government of economic mismanagement and financial bungling in various schemes.

Citing the finding of CAG report for fiscal 2016-17, Lakhanpal said, "The ham-fisted financial mismanagement of the Union government caused a loss of Rs.8,000 crore to Jet Airways, Rs.15,000 crore to Indian Postal Services, Rs.8,000 crore to BSNL, Rs.89,000 crore to the Indian Railways and Rs.85,000 crores to public sector banks."

He further accused Narendra Modi-led government of launching Crop Insurance scheme to benefit private companies.

"Over 10,000 crore was doled out to private companies in the form of premium. The only option lef...