August 15, 2018

Claim: If we talk about providing electricity to villages on the basis of work done in 2013, it would have taken a couple of more decades to accomplish this work.

Fact: Misleading.  As many as 1,197 villages were electrified in 2013-14—during the last year of UPA rule, the lowest during its two term tenure. The previous government connected about 12,000 villages annually, compared to the 4,600 villages annually under the current government.

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