Puducherry polls: Statehood for UT, increase in Central grants find mention in NR Congress' manifesto
The party has promised to withdraw user charges for garbage collection. It would also fill up 9,500 vacant posts in various government departments.
Congress headquarters in-charge for Puducherry Dinesh Gundu Rao says main aim is to teach 'BJP a lesson' for blocking schemes.
The manifesto was released here on Sunday by former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily.
It promised to provide five lakh government and 25 lakh private-sector jobs, raise the daily wage of tea workers to Rs 365 and free electricity up to 200 units per household.
Rahul Gandhi described the manifesto as the voice of the people of Karnataka and not a document prepared by three or four people in a closed room.
Virbhadra Singh government created 75,000 jobs in five years. Now it’s promising 1.5 lakh in its next term. If Himachal’s voters will give it another chance.