Congress will find resources for minimum income Chidambaram

first_imgFILE PHOTO: Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram COMMENT politics Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Congress will explain in its manifesto on how to implement the Universal Basic Income, an announcement made by Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the farmers’ rally in Chhattisgarh on Monday.Terming the announcement historic, Chidambaram said the principle has been discussed extensively in the last two years. “The time has come to adapt the principle to our situation and our needs and implement the same for the poor. We will explain our plan in the Congress manifesto,” the Rajya Sabha MP said.He said 140 million people were lifted out of poverty between 2004 and 2014. “Now we should make a determined effort to wipe out poverty in India. The Congress will find the resources to implement the promise of Rahul Gandhi,” he said in Twitter. COMMENTS January 28, 2019 SHARE SHARE SHARE EMAIL Published onlast_img

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