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Farmer loans in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and MP will soon be waived: Rahul

The Congress is set to form the government in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh following assembly polls in the three states

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Rahul Gandhi

president on Friday said in Chhattisgarh, and will soon get a loan waiver as promised by the party.

The in its poll promises in the three Hindi heartland states had said it will waive the loans of as soon as it comes into power. Gandhi had given the assurance to the in his rallies in the three states.

Addressing a press conference here on the Supreme Court verdict on the Rafale deal, Gandhi said, "There has been a theft of Rs 300 billion and farmers, remember that in Chattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh, your loan is going to be waived."

"This money that has been taken by thieves is your money," he said referring to the Congress' allegation that there was corruption in the Rafale deal.

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The is set to form the government in Madhya Pradesh, and following assembly polls in the three states.

There is no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the procurement of 36 Rafale jets from France, the Supreme Court said on Friday and dismissed all the petitions seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities in the Rs 580-billion deal.

First Published: Fri, December 14 2018. 22:10 IST