Rs 1,000 crore for each kg lost: Nitin Gadkari's funding dare for BJP MP
Anil Firojiya, a BJP MP from Ujjain, has accepted Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's challenge to lose weight if he wants funds for his constituency. At a February event, the Union Minister encouraged him to get in fitness. He had stated that he will set aside Rs 1,000 crore for development projects for every kilogramme of weight decreased. BJP MP accepted his advice and has reduced 15 kg in four months.
Gadkari dared Anil Firojiya to give him a task after seeing him continually demand a budget from the Road Transport and Highways Ministry.