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'Nyay' money to come from Choksi, Nirav, Mallya pockets: Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  Mahuva (Guj) 

Rahul Gandhi Monday said funds for his party's 'Nyay' minimum income guarantee scheme will come from the pockets of fugitives like Vijay Mallya, and

The Congress, in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, has said Nyay assures up to Rs 72,000 a year or Rs 6,000 a month income to 20 per cent of India's poorest families if the party is voted to power.

The three mentioned by Gandhi, are wanted in for fraud and money laundering.

"I was inspired by Narendra Modi's false promise of giving Rs 15 lakh to every Indian," Gandhi said at a poll rally here, while speaking about the scheme, which the has described as a "surgical strike" on poverty.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 18:15 IST
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