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'Ayushman Bharat' scheme meant to benefit Modi's friends: Kejriwal

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister on Saturday mocked Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme saying it was meant to benefit the company owners.

"Just like crop scheme, 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme is also meant to benefit the owners of the companies who are friends of PM Modi," Kejriwal said.

"We have made arrangements for free treatment to everyone in We are building new hospitals. Lakhs of people would be treated and the insurance companies won't be paid thousands of crores," Kejriwal tweeted, attaching a news report.

The (AAP) convenor was responding to Amit Shah, who in an interview with a said Kejriwal made a mistake and caused loss to the people of by not implementing the 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme.



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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 23:16 IST