25 March 2012

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President Pratibha Patil's spend 205 Crore on foreign trips use of taxpayers’ money

President Pratibha Patil's spend 205 Crore on foreign trips use of taxpayers’ money

President Pratibha Patil's has cost the public exchequer [ Indian citizens money ] Rs 205 crore on her foreign visits with this she broke all the records and became no.1 President to spend so much on foreign trips or visits.





RTI applications has revealed that Air India incurred over Rs 169 crore on use of chartered aircraft, always a Boeing 747-400, on the foreign visits by Patil.

Nearly Rs 36 crore has been incurred by the ministry of external affairs on accommodation, local travel, daily allowance and "miscellaneous" expenses.

Which countries President Pratibha Patil visited?

1. Brazil

2. Mexico

3. Chile

4. Bhutan

5. Vietnam

6. Indonesia

7. Spain

8. Poland

9. Russia

10. Tajikistan

11. UK

12. Cyprus

13. China

14. Laos

15. Cambodia

16. UAE

17. Syria

18. Mauritius

19. South Korea

20. Switzerland

21. Austria



Don’t you think a law is required which will ban family members going to trips with politician using tax payer’s money?

In June 2007 she assumed the office.
Patil has undertaken 12 foreign trips covering 22 countries
She has four more months to go for her five-year tenure.

Media has reported that South Africa trip is pending she may go to South Africa in coming months.

Suggested Reading –

Short Biography - President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil

http://realityviews.blogspot.in/2010/05/short-biography-president-of-india-smt.html



Reality views by sm –

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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2 comments:

Brian Miller March 25, 2012  

this is def a tough questions and i think our leaders should be accountable for their expendatures...and unnecessary trips they need to foot the bill for themselves....