New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday tweeted, asking Prime Minister Modi to tell the World Economic Forum at Davos he was just addressing to explain why 73% wealth of India is in the hands of 1% population.
“Dear PM, Welcome to Switzerland! Please tell DAVOS why 1% of India’s population gets 73% of its wealth? I’m attaching a report for your ready reference,” he said.
The report he attached with his tweet is the annual Oxfam survey that revealed that 67 crore Indians comprising the Indian population’s poorest half saw their wealth rise by just 1% in the last year.
In contrast, the richest 1% cornered 73% of wealth generated in India in 2017, the Oxfam survey said.