The voters have spoken and the Congress has made a comeback in the Hindi heartland. As hectic parleys continue over government formation and selection of the next chief minister, CNBC-TV18 turn the focus to the fiscal health of these states.
The Congress has promised a farm loan waiver within 10 days of coming to power in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. That aside, Congress has promised halving of electricity bills, new pension schemes, stipends to the unemployed among several other promises. Can they come good on these promises?
CNBC-TV18’s Shereen Bhan discuss this issue with Madan Sabnavis, chief economist at Care Ratings; Shripal Shaktawat, senior editor of News18 Rajasthan; Praveen Dubey, senior editor of News18 Madhya Pradesh; Prakash Chandra Hota, editor of News18 Chhattisgarh and Prateek Trivedi, senior, editor of News18 India.