Mumbai: Congress general secretary and Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday has announced some key promises in their parties Manifesto, ahead of the prized election for the state of Uttar Pradesh early next year.
“Some key promises of our manifesto are free e-Scooty & mobile phones for school girls, farm loan waiver, Rs 25,000 per year to poor families, electricity bill half for all and full waiver of pending electricity bills of Covid period,” Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said while kicking off the three ‘Pratigya Yatras’ from Barabanki today.
The three yatras – from Barabanki to Bundelkhand, Saharanpur to Mathura and Varanasi to Rae Bareli – will run till November 1.
She said that her party will also provide 20 lakh government jobs and reduce MSP for rice, wheat & sugarcane in the state.
“We will also give 20 lakh government jobs, MSP of Rs 2500 for rice & wheat per quintal and Rs 400 for sugarcane per quintal,” Congress leader.
We will also give 20 lakh government jobs, MSP of Rs 2500 for rice & wheat per quintal and Rs 400 for sugarcane per quintal: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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Earlier, the Congress leader had announced to give 40 per cent tickets to women in the elections besides smartphones to Class 12 pass girls and an e-scooty to graduate girls, also unveiled other resolutions of the party.
During these rallies, Congress will communicate its ”seven pledges” to the people in the state, apart from its election manifesto.
Priyanka Gandhi has been taking on the UP government on a number of issues, including the death of four farmers at Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month & the death of a sanitation worker in police custody.