Indian Congress flags income scheme for poor ahead of polls

PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP

With elections just two weeks away, India's main opposition party Congress has said it will implement a minimum income guarantee if voted to power.

India's ruling Bhartiya Janata Party had similarly announced direct cash support of $87 for poor farmers ahead of the elections.

Neha Poonia reports from Mumbai: 

Earlier, Congress party president Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to detail his plans.

 

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