Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Pros & Cons Political Freebies

2024 • 28min • News • National


Published On: April 09, 2024 – As political heat rises ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2024, freebie season is in full swing. Join us on The News9 Plus Show as we delve into the phenomenon of freebies in Indian politics. From free rations to job offers, parties are making enticing promises to voters. But are these freebies just election gimmicks or genuine welfare schemes? We discuss the history of freebies, their impact on elections, and the long-term sustainability of such practices. Our panel of experts, including Dr. AK Verma, Director of Centre for the Study of Society & Politics, and Arun Kumar Retd. Prof. of Economics, JNU, sheds light on this crucial aspect of Indian democracy.