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No permissions, no angel tax: Rahul makes his business pitch for elections

Gandhi two days ago promised to give cash handouts to India's poorest families if voted to power, seeking to energise his campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Photo: @INCIndia

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said his party will free new businesses of regulatory permissions for the first three years and scrap a controversial tax on start-ups if it's voted to power.

"Don't bother about anything—there is no permission you need. Start your business, get to work," he said in an interview to PTI.

Gandhi two days ago promised to give cash handouts to India’s poorest families if voted to power, seeking to energise his campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP in Lok Sabha elections that start on April 11.

"For the first three years of setting up a

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 8:26 PM IST

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