The Congress on Saturday released its election manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly elections. The manifesto was released by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. “The Congress will stop indiscriminate privatization of healthcare and education,” the party manifesto said. “
The ‘Jan Manifesto’ released by the Rajasthan CM will put eight promises of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi at the center of the manifesto. The people of Gujarat will not allow large-scale privatization of education and healthcare, the official Twitter page of the Congress posted.
The Congress manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly elections had promised a loan waiver for farmers, gas cylinders for Rs 500, and 300 units of electricity free of cost. To help the youth of Gujarat lead a life of dignity, the Congress will ensure recruitment to the vacant 10 lakh government seats, the Congress manifesto said.
Also, Congress will implement the old pension scheme besides creating a chain of Janata Medical Stores.
Gujarat Congress president Jagdish Thakor said after the release of the party manifesto that they are “forming the government in Gujarat by winning more than 125 seats.”
After launching the party’s manifesto, the Rajasthan CM said that “the manifesto is an election promise for any political party. We have to give importance to the manifesto. Political parties and people also forget the promises of the manifesto after the elections.
“Rahul Gandhi told us that people should be asked what should be in the manifesto. Earlier there used to be a committee. Now after Rahul Gandhi’s suggestions, people are asked what should be in the manifesto. The Rajasthan CM said over six lakh people were reached out for the manifesto and if they win it will become a government document.
Gehlot expressed confidence in the results and said he was confident that the party would win 125 seats.