Intensifying its hunt to make a comeback at Centre, the Indian National Congress who has released its poll manifesto early this week has planned to release its poll manifesto in various states on Thursday.
Party has tasked its Spokespersons, State Chiefs to release the manifesto at their respective state headquarters. Congress’ move to releases its manifesto in different states is seen as an attempt to reach out to the grassroots and galvanize support for the party. The party in a run-up to the national elections 2019 wanted to ensure that poll manifesto, its promises, and message of the party reaches the maximum number of people and the grassroots level.
As part of the initiative, top party spokespersons will address the media at 22 places across the country on Thursday.
Senior Party Leader and Former MP Kapil Sibal will address the presser in Bangalore where the party has stitched an alliance with JD(S). Anand Sharma will address in Mumbai, Sharmishtha Mukherjee in Chennai and Pawan Khera in Kolkata.
Apart from this, the party has also planned to release poll manifesto at Varanasi – a parliamentary seat represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is seeking another term from the same seat. Poll Manifesto will be released by Senior party leader Mohan Prakash in Varanasi.
While Rajeev Gowda will launch it in Telangana’s Hyderabad and Rajiv Shukla in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow.
While in Jammu and Kashmir, where the party has a friendly tie-up with National Conference, Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will release the Congress manifesto in Jammu.
Former Union minister Ashwani Kumar will do so in Chandigarh and Punjab’s Jalandhar.
The Party’s Manifesto was launched in the mega event at party’s headquarters in the national Capital in the presence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Former PM Manmohan Singh, Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, KC Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala and other party top brasses.
Party manifesto titled ‘Congress will Deliver’ ‘Hum Nibhayengey’ focused on varsity of Issues including LGBT rights, rights for minorities, women empowerment, NYAY scheme among Others.
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