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Gujarat Election: Congress leader Ra Ga promises free electricity, farm loan waiver, gas cylinder at for Rs 500

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is on a tour of Gujarat on Monday in view of the upcoming assembly elections. During this he addressed the Parivartan Sankalp Sabha. Rahul Gandhi said that we will provide LPG cylinders to the consumers for Rs 500.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Ahmedabad: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is on a tour of Gujarat on Monday in view of the upcoming assembly elections. During this he addressed the Parivartan Sankalp Sabha. Rahul Gandhi said that we will provide LPG cylinders to the consumers for Rs 500.

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He promised to waive off farm loans up to Rs 3 lakh if ​​the Congress came to power in Gujarat. “Gujarat has become the centre of drugs. All drugs are moved from Mundra port but your govt doesn’t take any action,” Gandhi said. Taking a swipe at the BJP on same lines, Gandhi said, “This is Gujarat model” adding that Gujarat is one state where you’ve to take permission before protesting and permission from those against whom protest will be done.

Announcing this, he also said that after coming to power here, the Congress will give a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the families of those killed during the Corona epidemic. he promised,

1.We will give free electricity to farmers and 300 units of free electricity to common consumers.

2.We will open 3000 English medium schools and give free education to girls.

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3.The gas cylinders which are currently being sold for Rs 1000 will be given for Rs 500.

Taking potshots at the BJP further, Gandhi said, “Sardar Patel was the voice of the farmers and the BJP on one side makes his tallest statue and on the other side, works against people for whom he fought…and promised that Congress will waive off farmers’ debts upto Rs 3 lakhs.”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived in Gujarat today i.e. on September 5 to address a rally of booth level party workers before the Bharat Jodo Yatra, as well as reached the Sabarmati Ashram and took the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi.

So there, when Rahul Gandhi came to Gujarat, he was welcomed by presenting him a memento. After this, addressed the ‘Parivartan Sankalp’ conference of booth level workers at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. “The BJP government here will waive loans of top industrialists, but have you ever heard that they have waived loans of farmers?” Gandhi asked. “I promise to waive loans of up to Rs 3 lakh of each farmer after we come to power in Gujarat,” he said.

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