Hyderabad, Apr 1: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked the people to ponder whether they want Prime Minister Narendra Modi again or himself at the helm. Addressing a public meeting at Wanaparthy in Telangana, he said the fight in the April 11 Lok Sabha election in the state was not between the Congress and the TRS but between Modal and Rahul.
He said that if the Congress was voted to power it would launch surgical strikes against poverty in the country through the "Nyay" (Nyuntam Aay Yojna) scheme aimed to provide Rs 72,000 annually to poorest of the poor families across the country. Women would also be covered underthe scheme, he added.
Mr.Gandhi said that if the Congress assumed power at the Centre 33 per cent reservations would be provided to women in Parliament and Assemblies besides women self help groups including DWCRA (Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas) in all possible ways for the betterment of women. (UNI)