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Congress Likely To Release Lok Sabha Poll Manifesto On April 5

07:39 PM Mar 29, 2024 IST | NEWS Desk
congress likely to release lok sabha poll manifesto on april 5
Senior Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, and Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India]: Congress is likely to announce its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections at the AICC headquarters on April 5, sources said on Friday.

According to party sources, right after the release of the manifesto, two massive rallies will take place in Jaipur and Hyderabad on April 6.

The party sources mentioned that Sonia Gandhi will likely be present at the Jaipur rally.
Earlier, Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasara said that the manifesto would be announced in Jaipur on April 6.

The Congress had formed a manifesto committee for the Lok Sabha election in 2024.

The Convenor of the committee is the former Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, TS Singh Deo. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh, and Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are the other members.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who heads the Maniesfto committee, said that the party's manifesto for Lok Sabha polls will be a "people's manifesto" and apart from public consultations by party leaders, suggestions have been taken through e-mail and a website.

The party's electoral campaign revolves around the theme of 'five Nyays, comprising Bhagidari Nyay, Kisan Nyay, Nari Nyay, Shramik Nyay, and Yuva Nyay. Congress had earlier announced that it will be giving 25 guarantees, five under each category.
Lok Sabha polls will be held in seven phases beginning April 19.

Nearly 96.8 crore people are eligible to cast their votes in the upcoming polls at over 12 lakh polling stations. The counting of votes will take place on June 4.

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