If you have two wives, we will give you two lakhs: Congress leader

In the ongoing Lok Sabha election phase, all political parties are busy campaigning vigorously with new tactics. Election promises are aimed at appealing to the public, encouraging them to vote. In this series, a video of Congress candidate Kantilal Bhuria from Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh is becoming increasingly viral.

According to Kantilal Bhuria, if Congress wins power, every woman will receive Rs 1 lakh in her bank account. Every woman in the house will get Rs 1 lakh each.” Those who have two wives will get Rs 2 lakh.”

Congress has promised to launch the Mahalaxmi Yojana in its 2024 Lok Sabha election manifesto, which aims to provide Rs 1 lakh annually to “a woman from a poor household” to reduce poverty. According to the manifesto, this amount will be transferred directly to the bank account of the oldest woman in the household. If he is not there, the money will be transferred to the account of the oldest member of the family.

The manifesto said the scheme would be implemented gradually and would be reviewed annually to evaluate its impact on poverty alleviation. Elaborating on the scheme, former party president Rahul Gandhi said that if the India Bloc comes to power, they will prepare a list of poor families, including tribal, Dalit, and OBC communities, so that those living below the poverty line can be identified. Can be done. Based on this, they will be given Rs 8,500 every month, totaling Rs 1 lakh annually, until they lift themselves out of poverty.

After watching Kantilal Bhuria’s viral video, users have shared many reactions. Some users are against this announcement and some are encouraging it while some people are also trolling.

One user wrote, ‘Why just 1lakh, why not 1Cr, USD, etc.’

Another user writes, ‘In that case, those with four will get 4 lacs. It will be good to marry four under the @INCIndia rule. If this is not appeasement what is it?’

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