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Cong promises to work for solving Nagaland political problem

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

The today released its manifesto for assembly elections promising that it would make an endeavour to solve the political problem of the state if voted to power.

The manifesto for February 27 elections was made public at a press conference by AICC Observer Capt. Praveen Dawar and Pradesh Committee K. Therie.

The Congress is fielding 19 candidates in the ensuing election in out of a total of 60 seats and all of them were present during the release of the manifesto.

Quoting from manifesto, Therie said cashless health card would be issued to all citizens thereby insuring them for free cashless treatment.

He also highlighted setting one classroom across the state to offset the imbalance in the quality of education.

To boost employment, all departments would be encouraged to only put up projects that generate employment and which are productive.

He said Agriculture sector would get special attention through Minimum Support Price to famers to assure them returns and value addition through cold storages so that Nagalands can be marketed.

"We shall increase technical seats to 3000 with scope for increasing the intake capacity", Therie said.

The Congress assured a corruption-free government with the support of the people.

"It is only the Congress which can rescue the state from the present situation," Therie said.

AICC Observer Capt urged the people of Nagaland to make the right choice and protect secularism.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:15 IST