Congress party releasing Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. (Photo Credit: ANI)
Congress on Sunday released its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections. The manifesto, which was released in the presence of party’s Delhi president Subhash Chopra and senior leaders like Ajay Maken and Anand Sharma, promises to implement an unemployment allowance of Rs 5,000-7,500 per month and cashback schemes for water and power consumers, if voted to power. “An unemployment allowance of Rs 5,000 for graduates and Rs 7,500 for postgraduates per month will be provided under the Yuva Swabhiman Yojna, Congress Delhi chief said.
Presenting the manifesto, Chopra emphasized the grand old party will provide free power up to 300 units per month. To address the concern about the rise in population, the Congress has promised to spend 25 per cent budget each year on fighting pollution and improving transport facilities.
Delhi: Delhi Congress president Subhash Chopra and party leaders Anand Sharma and Ajay Maken release the party's manifesto for upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. pic.twitter.com/cILe4MuWCq— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2020
Congress will launch flagship cashback schemes for power and water supply to benefit consumers saving these resources. The party, if voted to power, will open 100 Indira Canteens to provide subsidised meals at Rs 15, Chopra said.
Congress will challenge the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the Supreme Court and demand the Centre to withdraw the law. The party will also not implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the existing form of the National Population Register (NPR), if voted to power in Delhi.