Prime Minister, in his speech from the Red Fort, also said that so far 20 lakh people had given up their LPG gas subsidy under the 'Give it Up' movement.

"We got the LPG gas subsidy under direct cash benefit transfer... We used the Jan Dhan Yojana and Aadhar cards... Because of this middlemen and black marketeers have been hit," he said.

"We corrected the system and Rs 15,000 crore, which was stolen every year in the name of gas subsidy, has been saved," Modi said.

Modi also mentioned the idea propagated by him for economically well-off families to give up cooking gas subsidy.

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