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Congress to release its manifesto for Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday

Rahul has said that the manifesto will reflect the people's voice and not just one man's view

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Photo: Congress

The will release its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday.

The manifesto document will be released by president and all top party leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, will be present at the party's Akbar Road headquarters.

Gandhi has said that the manifesto will reflect the people's voice and not just one man's view while making a clear reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has also said the manifesto will lay major thrust on jobs creation, addressing agrarian distress and strengthening the education and health sectors besides charting a roadmap to boost economic growth.

The document is the result of extensive nationwide consultations and it will be a very "powerful" document aimed at redressing key challenges facing the nation, Gandhi said.

Congress had initiated a consultation process across the country and many of its top leaders had interacted with a host of people from different sections to seek their views on their aspirations from the party. The party's manifesto committee was headed by former finance minister P Chidambaram.

First Published: Mon, April 01 2019. 22:10 IST
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