Schemes not 'freebies', but part of social security: CM on Rajasthan Budget

"We made a promise to our people, we are just delivering on that promise. Social security is their right," he said

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

Nitin Kumar Jaipur
In his government’s last Budget before the Assembly polls this year-end, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday reached out to all sections of the population to brighten his party's chances to break the three-decade tradition of not re-electing a state government.

Though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called the Budget a reflection of bad economics, which will take the total debt of the state to over Rs 6 trillion, the CM called it a move to guarantee social security.

While talking to Business Standard about the Rajasthan Budget, Gehlot said all the schemes announced are part of social security, and are not freebies. 

First Published: Feb 11 2023 | 5:03 PM IST

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