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Haryana Congress Manifesto Focuses on Farmers, Women & Youth

Amid the upcoming assembly polls, the Haryana Congress has recently released manifesto on Friday describing it as 'Sankalp Patra' which promises 33 percent reservation to women in government jobs and private institutions in the state and free rides in Haryana roadways buses.

The manifesto also promises a loan waiver for farmers and reservations for women in government jobs.

While describing it as 'Sankalp Patra', the party in the manifesto promised a 33 percent reservation to women in government jobs and private institutions in the state and free rides in Haryana roadways buses.

On the other hand, the party also promised a 50 percent reservation for women in Panchayati Raj institution, municipality corporations, and city councils.

Ghulam Nabi Azad, senior Congress leader said that there is a special focus on women in the manifesto while Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja announced a loan waiver for farmers in the state if voted to power.

The Congress party also promised to give an annual scholarship of Rs 12,000 to students belonging to Scheduled Castes and extremely backward class from Class 1 to 10 and Rs 15,000 for those in class 11 and 12, Selija said.

She also added that a scheduled caste commission will be set up if the Congress comes to power in the state. A special probe panel will also be established to inquire into alleged scams under the BJP-led Haryana government, she added.

Concerning drug menace in the state, Selja expressed the need for a special task force to keep a strict check on it.

The manifesto was released in the presence of former Haryana chief minister and party's state Congress Legislature Party leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda, chairperson of manifesto committee Kiran Choudhary and former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.



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