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Congress issues Karnataka poll manifesto, promises 10 mn jobs in 5 years

The Congress manifesto also promises insurance for owners of micro, small and medium enterprises, one water tap in every urban household

Archis Mohan

Archis Mohan

Archis Mohan Periyapatna (Mysuru district)
The ruling Congress party issued its manifesto for the Karnataka legislative assembly poll, promising balanced development of the state by not only better social welfare schemes but also creating 10 million jobs in the next five years.

It listed the Siddaramaiah government's achievements and contribution of the two Congress-led governments at the Centre between 2004 and 2014 to the state's infrastructure and economy.

The manifesto said a Congress government in Karnataka, along with other southern states, would “fight” to ensure a fair share in devolution of funds from the 15th Finance Commission's report. 

At a public rally in this town,

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 12:51 AM IST

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