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Economic Survey: Priority to poor, marginalised, says President Kovind

Says the Centre's policies are 'collective vision of 1.3 billion people'

Parliament is 'temple of country's democracy': Kovind on eve of 75th I-Day
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Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Skipping any reference to Pakistan or China, President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to the joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament on Monday listed many gains of the government, including the fight against Covid-19 and vaccination success, investment in infrastructure (infra), priority to the poor and marginalised sections of society, production-linked incentive schemes, and record goods and services tax (GST) collection, as the ‘collective achievements of a billion-plus people’.

Interestingly, the address harked back to the success of some schemes like Ujjwala and ‘pro-women’ moves like the outlawing of triple talaq launched several years ago, as if to remind voters

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First Published: Jan 31 2022 | 11:38 PM IST

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