A tweet going viral on social media claims that Narendra Modi Government spent 300 percent more on the G20 Summit in Delhi than funds allocated in the budget. As per the tweet, the Central government over Rs 4,100 crore for the G20 Summit instead of the Rs 990 crore budget, which was set for the mega event in the last Union Budget. As per a fact check by PIB, the viral claim is misleading. PIB said that the quoted expenditure was spent majorly towards permanent asset creation by ITPO and other infrastructure development, not limited to hosting the G20 Summit alone. Bharat Mandapam Waterlogged After Delhi Rains? Here's What PIB Fact Check Has to Say.
This Claim is Misleading
1 This claim is misleading
2 The quoted expenditure is majorly towards permanent asset creation by ITPO & other infrastructure development which is not limited to hosting G20 Summit alone pic.twitter.com/CRGkraJw3J
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) September 11, 2023
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