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Guaranteed minimum income scheme to be introduced if UPA comes to power: Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

on Saturday said if elected to power, his party will introduce a scheme of for the poor, which will go straight into their

Launching the Congress's campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at a rally in Uttarakhand, Gandhi said everyone earning below a certain level would be given a guaranteed minimum income, which would go straight into the accounts of the beneficiaries.

He added that would be the first country in the world to introduce a scheme like this if the Congress-led (UPA) came to power.

The seven-phased Lok Sabha polls will be held from April 11 to May 19 and the counting of votes will be taken up on May 23.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 15:40 IST