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The Delhi government has focused its spends on essential services


AtishiAanchal Bajpai
In the recently released State Finances Audit Report of the CAG for Delhi, it has been highlighted that Delhi has performed exceptionally well in managing its fiscal deficit and public debt. Many had earlier alleged that the state has been populist in its outlook by giving free water, free electricity and now free bus rides for women. The state has also devoted a large portion of its Budget to high quality public education and health care. It has been seen across the world that any government spending heavily on government services, that are available to citizens free of cost, ends
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First Published: Dec 31 2019 | 9:14 PM IST

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