Haryana Polls: Congress Manifesto Promises Job Reservation To Women, Loan Waivers For Farmers

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 October 2019, 01:33 PM
The promises also included 50 per cent reservation for women in Panchayati Raj institution
The promises also included 50 per cent reservation for women in Panchayati Raj institution (Photo Credit : PTI )

The Congress on Friday released its manifesto for the Haryana Assembly Elections promising loan waiver for farmers and reservation for women in government jobs. The manifesto was released in the presence of party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Haryana Congress chief Kumari Shelja. 

Describing the manifesto as ‘Sankalp Patra’, the party promised 33 per cent reservation to women in government jobs and private institutions in the state and free rides in state’s roadways buses.

Ghulam Nabi Azad said that Congress will provide 33 per cent reservation for women in government service, if voted to power. The party also promised to open Gaushala in each Vidhan Sabha constituency. 

The promises also included 50 per cent reservation for women in Panchayati Raj institution, municipality corporations and city councils.
Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja announced a loan waiver for farmers in the state if voted to power.

The party also promised to give an annual scholarship of Rs 12,000 to students from Class 1 to 10 and Rs 15,000 for students from class 11 to 12 who belong to Scheduled Caste community and extremely backward class, she said.

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Friday, October 11, 2019 01:21 PM
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