Direct Cash Transfer Not Violating Poll Code

The government has rejected BJP’s allegation of the direct cash transfer scheme being a violation of poll code on Friday citing the announcement made in the Budget speech in March.¬†Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, had made the first announcement of DCT in his speech on March 16. A statement from the PMO on September 28 was also released by him before the Gujarat elections were announced. According to the complaint; DCT was violating poll code as 4 out of 51 districts selected are in poll-bound Gujarat.

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