Congress big election promise: In election season Congress President Rahul Gandhi took a big call on Monday, taking a pledge to eradicate poverty from the country. He announced that if Congress is formed, then 20 per cent of the poorest families in the country will be given Rs 72,000 per year. On the lines of her grandmother Indira Gandhi’s ‘Garibi Hatao’, she claimed that we will eradicate poverty from the country. He said that this scheme of minimum income will be implemented in a phased manner and money will be directly deposited in the bank accounts of the poor. This scheme of Congress is being considered as MNREGA Part-II.
Targeting the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul said that in the last 5 years, the public had many difficulties, in such a way the Congress has decided that we will do justice to the poor. Congress president claimed that such a minimum income scheme is nowhere in the world. He clarified that the minimum income limit would be Rs 12,000 and so much money is present in the country.
Congress big election promise-Explained, how much will the poor get
Explaining the plan, Rahul Gandhi said that Congress party guarantees that 20 per cent of the poorest families will be given Rs 72,000 per year. This will benefit the poor of every caste, every religion. Rahul said that under this scheme every 12000 rupees of every poor will be ensured. Under the scheme, if someone’s income is less than 12 thousand, then the government will pay the same amount. For example- if someone’s income is six thousand rupees, then the government will give him 6 thousand rupees. When that person will come above the income of 12 thousand, he will come out of this scheme.
Congress’s MNREGA Part-2
Rahul said, “In MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, Congress promised a debt waiver. We have fulfilled it and today I am promising for 20 per cent of the poor people of the country. The first pilot project will run and after that it will be applicable. He said that all the aspects have been thoroughly reviewed. This announcement of Congress is being considered as MNREGA Part-II.
While direct attack on PM Modi, Rahul said, ‘PM tells you that they gave money to the farmers. 3.5 rupees they gave to the farmers, there was applause The country is being misled. ‘ He said that BJP gives money to the rich and we are going to give money to the poorest.
25 crore people will be benefitted directly
Rahul said that 5 crore households and 250 million people of the country will get the benefit of this scheme directly. He smiled saying that people will be shocked but there is such a capacity in the country and we will show you. He said that this scheme has been prepared by discussing with economists from the world for 4-5 months.
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