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Rajasthan polls: Cong promises to waive farm loans, free education, jobs

Congress intends to give Rs 3,500 monthly allowance to unemployed youths in the state

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a public meeting in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, on Monday | Photo: PTI
Congress President Rahul Gandhi | Photo: PTI

The Rajasthan released the party manifesto on Thursday, promising to waive the loan of farmers and provide free education to women and jobs to youth.

Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and chairman of the manifesto committee Harish Choudhary released the party manifesto. Pilot said the manifesto was prepared after taking opinions through multiple platforms such as social media.

Two lakh suggestions were received for the preparation of the manifesto, he said.

Pilot said the party will waive the loans of farmers if voted to power, an announcement the party president had made during an election meeting in Jaisalmer's Pokhran Assembly constituency on Monday.
 

He said the Congress intends to give Rs 3,500 monthly allowance to unemployed youths in the state.

The party has also promised to bring a legislation for the protection of journalists in the state. The party has promised to form an implementation committee for time-bound implementation of the manifesto.

The assembly election is scheduled for December 7.

First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 10:10 IST
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