The Congress party released its manifesto for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly elections, on Thursday.
Sachin Pilot, President, Rajasthan Congress, accompanied by Union Minister Ashok Gehlot and Harish Choudhary, Chairman, Manifesto Committee, unveiled the manifesto.
Mr. Pilot said, the promises listed in the manifesto were formulated after conducting polls on social media and receiving approximately 2 lakh suggestions from the public.
The major promises included in the manifesto are, waivers on loans for farmers, providing pension to farmers and removing the GST (Goods and Services Tax) imposed on farming equipment.
Apart from farmers, the promises enlisted in the Congress manifesto are also directed toward women and youth.
Sachin Pilot said, “Congress in Rajasthan will give full support to education for girls/women. From birth to whichever age and whatever education she wants will be supported by the Congress government. We are also focusing on the health of people and the healthcare sector.”
The other promises in the manifesto are, a monthly stipend of Rs. 3,500 to all the eligible unemployed youths and reviewing the curriculum of universities to ensure it matches corporate needs.
The Congress announced a special law in order to protect the journalists in the State.
The Rajasthan Assembly elections are scheduled on the 7th of December and the results will be declared on the 11th of December.