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'Nyay' money will go into accounts of 5 cr women: Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India  |  Nanded 

Money under the 'Nyay' minimum income guarantee scheme will go into accounts of five crore women, said here Monday.

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.

Addressing a poll rally, Gandhi also assured the crowd that farmers won't be jailed for failure to repay loans, if the comes to power.

"If the likes of are not in jail for not repaying loans, why should farmers be in jail," he said.

Slamming for "failing to keep his promise of giving two crore jobs to India's youth", Gandhi said, "We will provide 22 lakh jobs a year after comes to power".

"Unemployment in is now highest in the last 45 years," he said.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 20:35 IST