Centre splurged Rs 1,880 cr on Sonia’s overseas trips, alleges Narendra Modi

      Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday alleged that the Centre has spent Rs. 1,880 crore on the Congress President Sonia Gandhi's foreign trips. Modi's allegation comes two days before Gandhi’s scheduled visit to Gujarat .

Addressing a public rally here, Modi said, “To those Congress friends, who are accusing our government of uncontrolled expenditure, I want to ask: is it not true that on the foreign travels of the president of the Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, in the past three years, Rs. 1,880 crore has been spent from the public exchequer.” He said that the figure was from the reply to an RTI query by a Haryana youth. Modi alleged that despite being just a MP, Gandhi is getting privileges meant for the President and Prime Minister, like a special aircraft.

“From the money spent there, we can produce electricity for the whole Gujarat state,” he said. Sonia Gandhi will be launching Congress campaign for the state elections on Wednesday by addressing a huge rally of farmers in Rajkot This will be her maiden visit to the state that goes to polls in December.

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