Welfare schemes, policies not oriented towards poor: Chidambaram

The former Union Minister was speaking on the topic - 'Inclusive Growth: Myth and Reality' at the MP Veerendrakumar Commemorative event.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 29, 2024 | 11:12 AMUpdatedMay 29, 2024 | 11:12 AM

P CHidambaram. (Wikimedia Commons)

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday, 28 May, said the various welfare schemes and policies in the country were “not pivoted to the poor”. At a Kerala event, he said “unless we understand economic and social hierarchies, which mirror each other, and reorient our policies towards the bottom, it will not be possible to call us an egalitarian society”.

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