The Congress party on Saturday released its manifesto for the November 12 Himachal Pradesh assembly elections in the presence of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
As per PTI report, The party has promised to implement the old pension scheme, 30 units of free power and Rs 10 crore ‘StartUp fund’ in each constituency.
Others present at the party’s poll manifesto release included AICC in-charge for Himachal Rajeev Shukla, former PCC chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu and AICC secretaries Tejinder Pal Bittu and Manish Chatrath.
Congress releases its manifesto for the #HimachalPradeshElections; Chhatisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel also present.
Congress promises 10 guarantees to the public incl implementation of OPS, Rs 1500 per month to women,300 units of free electricity & purchase of cow dung at Rs 2 per kg pic.twitter.com/PeKctGGazm
— ANI (@ANI) November 5, 2022
Party’s poll manifesto committee chairman Dhani Ram Shandil said the BJP has failed to live up to the expectations of people and not fulfilled the promises made five years ago.
“This is not just a poll manifesto but a document prepared for the development and welfare of the people of Himachal Pradesh,” Shandil said.
The Congress is banking on anti-incumbency factor and urging voters not to reelect the BJP in the state.