Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: In a major announcement ahead of elections in five states this month, PM Modi on November 4 said that his Government has decided to extend the free ration scheme for the poor for five years.
The Prime Minister made the announcement during his poll rallies in Durg and Ratlam. He attacked Congress and alleged that it wants to keep the people poor.
“I have decided that the BJP government will extend the scheme of providing free ration to 80 crore poor people of the country for the next 5 years. Your affections and blessings give me the power to take such decisions,” PM Modi said.
Making a similar announcement in Ratlam, he said the extension of free ration scheme is ‘guarantee of Modi’.
The PM said that the money saved by the poor through the extension of scheme will help them meet other needs. He said that guarantee by Modi means the promise will be fulfilled.