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Rajiv Kumar Gets Notice From Election Commission, Asked to Explain Criticism Of Minimum Income Guarantee Promise

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Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar has been pulled by the Election Commission and issued a notice . It has asked him to explain his comments attacking the Congress over minimum income guarantee promise.

Kumar had accused the Congress of promising the moon to win elections. He had also tweeted, saying “The proposed income guarantee scheme fails the economics test, fiscal discipline test and execution test”.

 

 

In another tweet, Kumar had claimed that, “true to its past record of promising the moon to win elections, Congress President announces a scheme that will bust fiscal discipline, create strong incentives against work and which will never be implemented.”

Congress president Rahul Gandhi  had earlier announced that 20 per cent families belonging to the poorest category will be given Rs 72,000 each annually as minimum income if Congress comes to power.

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