Congress to give Rs 72000 to poor families if voted to power
Final assault on Poverty: Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday announced a financial help of Rs 72000 to the poor families and said it was a final assault on poverty. He said he do not want to create two Hindustans and will provide justice to the poor.
“The scheme will be launched in a phased manner and will be a pilot project.20 percent poor families will get a a minimum income of Rs 72000 per annum if the Congress government comes to power” Rahul Gandhi said.
The Congress president said that the party before announcing this scheme studied the fiscal implications of the scheme .
“We have studied the financial implications and you can ask our experts including P Chidambram” Rahul Gandhi said .
Rahul Gandhi said BJP government headed by Narendra Modi was giving money to the rich and the Congress will help the poor as it wanted to eradicate poverty.