#BattleForIndia: We will scrap the NITI Aayog if voted to power, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi (File image )

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that if voted to power in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, then his party will scrap NITI Aayog and will replace it with a ‘lean Planning Commission’.

“If voted to power, we will scrap the NITI Aayog. It has served no purpose other than making marketing presentations for the PM & fudging data.

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We will replace it with a lean Planning Commission whose members will be renowned economists & experts with less than 100 staff.”, He wrote.

This comes after the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday slammed Rahul Gandhi’s scheme and said that he has promised a scheme of minimum income guarantee without thinking of its impact on the economy. he said that the scheme, if implemented, will take the country ‘four steps backward’.

Later a show cause notice was issued to him.

(With ANI inputs)

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