Nagaland Assembly Polls: Congress promises to work on solving political problems in state

Story highlights

  • Congress released its manifesto for Nagaland assembly elections
  • The manifesto for elections was made public at a press conference by AICC
  • Congress also promised to protect welfare schemes

With barely few days to go for elections, the Congress released its manifesto for Nagaland Assembly elections on Monday promising that it would make an effort to solve the problem of the state if voted to power.

The Congress manifesto for February 27 elections was made public at a press conference by AICC Observer Capt. Praveen Dawar and Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee President K. Therie.

According to the information, the Congress is fielding 19 candidates in the ensuing election in Nagaland out of a total of 60 seats and all of them were present during the release of the manifesto.

Congress Committee President highlighted to setting one classroom across the state to offset the imbalance in the quality of education. To boost employment, all departments would be encouraged to only put up projects that generate employment and which are productive.

Therie said that the agriculture sector would get special attention through Minimum Support Price to farmers to assure them returns and value addition through cold storages so that Nagaland’s organic food can be marketed.

The Congress state chief assured a corruption-free government with the support of the people. He added, “It is only the Congress which can rescue the state from the present situation,”.

“We shall increase technical seats to 3000 with scope for increasing the intake capacity”, Therie said. The Congress state chief assured a corruption-free government with the support of the people.

Addressing media persons at the release of the manifesto, Therie also made a blistering attack on the demonetization of high-value notes, saying the Government of India has sucked common people’s money while staying out of their woes.

Nagaland with more than 80% rural population and without bank accounts cannot go on with cashless transaction while the loss incurred by farmers and traders cannot be assessed, Therie said.

AICC Observer Capt Praveen Dawar urged the people of Nagaland to make the right choice and protect secularism.

Also Read: Nagaland youth demands “Solution Before Elections” ahead of Assembly Polls

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