Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said if his party was voted to power in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the application fees for examinations for government posts would be done away with. Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Holds Virtual Meet With Bengal Leaders to Discuss Left-Congress Alliance For 2021 Polls
He also promised that the Congress government would enact the Right to Healthcare Act, which would guarantee every citizen the right to healthcare services. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Rahul Gandhi Backs Protesting Farmers, Says Modi Govt Will Have To Take Back 'The Black Law'
“The Congress government will do away with the application fee imposed on the examinations for government posts,” Gandhi said in a Facebook post. Also Read - Amarinder Singh Condemns Haryana Govt's Attempts To Prevent Farmers March To Delhi
In another post, he said healthcare was an issue related to public welfare and complete health facilities should be the right of every citizen.
The Congress chief said the total government expenditure on healthcare would be increased to three per cent of the country’s GDP if his party was voted to power.