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Rahul Gandhi promises separate ministry for fishermen if Cong voted to power

Press Trust of India  |  Thrissur(Ker) 

Thursday vowed to set up a separate ministry for fishermen if the is voted to power in the elections, saying unlike he did not make "fake promises".

He was addressing the organised by All India Fishermen in Thriprayar near here.

"My commitment to you is that the moment we win the 2019 elections, all the fishermen of the country will get their own dedicated ministry in Delhi," Gandhi said.

Assuring the fishermen that he would fulfil the promise if the Congress wins, the Congress said, "I am not like I don't make fake promises."

"Please look at my speeches. When I say something, I only say it because I have decided to do it," he said.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 11:50 IST