The Nationalist Congress Party will contest from more than 200 seats in the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections scheduled for November 28. The counting of votes for the 230-member MP Assembly will be held on December 11.
"We are trying to have a coalition with like-minded parties in the state. We will contest more than 200 seats out of the total 230 seats in Madhya Pradesh," senior leader and Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) member Rajendra Jain and the party's Gujarat unit spokesperson Nakul Singh told reporters in Bhopal on Friday. They also released the NCP’s manifesto.
Manifesto of the NCP:
# Free power and water to farmers besides waiving their loans.
# Working towards real reforms in the state's education sector.
# Ensuring that crimes against women decreases and deploying "marshals" in market areas for their safety.
# Bringing petrol and diesel under the GST regime to provide relief to people from skyrocketing fuel prices.
# Generating employment for youth.
(With PTI inputs)