The countdown for elections 2019 has begun and so has the series of “promises” by Rahul Gandhi! Congress President Rahul Gandhi has promised minimum income guarantee of Rs 72,000 per annum to the poorest of the poor in India and with this, he has kick-started the revolution of alluring but supposedly impossible promises.
Table of Contents
- 0.1 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Savior for the Startup Economy
- 0.2 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Surgical Strike against Poverty
- 0.3 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Say Bye to Gabbar Singh Tax
- 0.4 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Welcome Right to Healthcare
- 0.5 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Reviving special status of Northeastern states
- 0.6 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Quality Education guarantee
- 0.7 Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises:
- 0.8 Superman, making improvements for women of India
- 1 Today Congress Manifesto for Elections 2019 has been released!!
Below is the very promising list of work Rahul Gandhi is going to do if his party comes into power-
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Savior for the Startup Economy
He has promised to be the savior for the crumbling startup economy of the country. According to the Congress President, if his party comes into power, then no new business will need permission for the first 3 years. Congress will scrap angel tax will provide solid incentives and tax credits to the startups told Gandhi.
“We’ve said that we will remove the draconian and ill-conceived angel tax. I’ve made that commitment and it’s going to be done…For the first three years of setting up a new business, we are going to free you up from red tape. You will not need to ask for permission for anything,” Rahul Gandhi said in an interview with PTI.
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Surgical Strike against Poverty
He has recently announced that Rs 72,000 per annum will be deposited in the accounts of 20% of the poorest Indian families under the Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) scheme if his party is elected to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The scheme will be women-centric and the money will be directly credited to the accounts of the women of the households.
Accusing PM Narendra Modi of taking money of the common man by making them stand in queues for days during demonetization in November 2016, Gandhi said the party’s revolutionary NYAY scheme would “remonetize” India.
“I am not here to cheat you with slogans of transferring ₹ 15 lakh into your accounts as Mr. Modi did, but I assure you that ₹ 3.6 lakh per annum will in the accounts of 5 crore families in the country,” Gandhi said.
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Say Bye to Gabbar Singh Tax
GST will be simplified if Congress wins in the upcoming elections, as promised by the Congress president.
“The BJP’s GST has put the Indian economy in a sticky situation, with GDP growth sliding down to its lowest in three years at only 5.7% in the first (June) quarter of 2017 as a direct result of GST from an already sluggish 6.1%, thanks to the demonetization disaster,” the statement was published on Congress official website.
“We will also scrap the ‘Gabbar Singh Tax of the Modi government and replace it with a simple (saral), one rate minimum tax as the NDA government’s GST has looted traders and businesses,” Rahul added.
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Welcome Right to Healthcare
He has promised that he will introduce Right to Healthcare for all Indians if he comes to power in 2019.
Rahul criticized Ayushman Bharat quoting “it gives insurance without a proper support structure from hospitals and medical professionals”.
Congress will introduce Right to Healthcare Act, through which Congress will guarantee minimum healthcare to all Indians, by increasing the expenditure on healthcare to 3 percent of GDP and hiring more healthcare professionals, in order to replace the Ayushman Bharat Scheme started by the NDA government.
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Reviving special status of Northeastern states
The special category status to Arunachal Pradesh and other northeastern states will be restored as soon as Gandhi will come into power. Recently, Gandhi said that there are certain states in the country which require special status because of their “unique problems and difficulties” such as connectivity, terrain, infrastructure.
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises: Quality Education guarantee
If the Lok Sabha Election win falls in the lap of Congress party, Rahul Gandhi’s government will allocate 6 percent of the total gross domestic product (GDP) on education.
Rahul Gandhi said, “We have decided to dramatically increase the amount of money we spend on education. After coming to power, we will spend six percent of GDP on education.” “We will make sure all our people have access to top quality education. Those who cannot afford education will get a scholarship,” he added.
Rahul Gandhi election 2019 promises:
Gandhi, as he is concerned about the farmers of the nation, has promised waivers for them if voted to power in 2019 elections.
“Recently there were elections in northern India and we promised that after coming to power, we will waive off farmers’ loan within the 10 days. Within two days of coming to power, we waived off farmers’ loan in all three states,” the Congress president said.
Superman, making improvements for women of India
Gandhi has already made a commitment to pass the Women’s Reservation Bill in the parliament if voted to power.
“We need more women candidates. The first thing we will do when we win the 2019 election is to pass the Women’s Reservation Bill in Parliament. We want to see women in positions of leadership,” Rahul Gandhi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
And there are many more to come!
So, India, are you ready to fall in the alluring trap of promises made by Mr. Gandhi? Are you ready to vote for him in the upcoming elections?
Well, every time we think of “MAHAGATHBANDHAN“, we tend to remember the statement of PM Modi, “Desh ICU me Jane wala hai!”
We aren’t in strong favor of any political party but Modi’s government can definitely save us from the Mahagatbhandan coming up!
What are your viewpoints on the promises made by Rahul Gandhi? Will he be able to stand by them?
Opinions: Are there enough good reasons to vote for Modi led government in upcoming general elections 2019? let’s Find out
Today Congress Manifesto for Elections 2019 has been released!!
Latest updates from Congress Manifesto 2019
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- Congress promises to omit Section 124A that defines the offence of sedition