September 20, 2015

Claim: “आज मैं बड़े संतोष के साथ कहता हूँ कि पिछले एक वर्ष में करीब-करीब खादी की बिक्री डबल हुई है”

(Today I am delighted to say that over the last one year (2014-15), Khadi sales have nearly doubled.)

Fact: False. Khadi sales increased 5.91%, according to government data.


Explanation: Khadi sales increased by 5.91% in the financial year 2014-15 as compared to 2013-14. This was in line with the increase in the previous year when sales had increased 5.82% during 2013-14 compared to 2012-13, according to this press release by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.