Bilaspur/Raipur (Hindustan Reporter). While addressing the gathering in Parsada village of Takhatpur in Bilaspur division on Monday, Congress MP Rahul claimed that whatever we promised to the people of Chhattisgarh, we fulfilled it in the first cabinet. Our government is the government of the poor, tribals and backward classes.
Addressing the ‘Housing Justice Conference’ in Parsada village of Bilaspur district of the state, Gandhi launched the Rural Housing Justice Scheme of the Bhupesh Baghel government. Rahul Gandhi said that we have fulfilled all the promises we made to you in the elections. Electricity bill halved, fair price of paddy, all promises kept. Under Kisan Nyay Yojana, we gave Rs 21 thousand crore through input subsidy. 7 thousand rupees were given to the farmers who did not have land. Gave support price to tribals for minor forest produce. In health, treatment facility worth Rs 5 lakh was provided. 70 lakh families got benefits. 42 thousand vacancies filled. Unemployment allowance was given to one lakh 30 thousand youth.
He asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is afraid of caste census? The Congress leader said that if we come to power, our first step will be to conduct caste census and ensure participation of OBCs. Earlier, Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated and performed Bhoomi Pujan of 414 development works worth Rs 669.69 crore in the Housing Justice Conference.
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