–Three pledge trips of Congress were flagged off from Barabanki
Barabanki (EMS). Congress’s National General Secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh affairs Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday flagged off three pledge trips of the Congress from Harakh Bazar in Barabanki and promised to waive the entire loan of farmers and give government jobs to 20 lakh youth if the party forms the government. Repeated the promise. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made several important announcements for women, farmers, unemployed, contract workers and families financially devastated by Corona, through her pledges before the assembly elections to be held in Uttar Pradesh early next year. Priyanka said in Barabanki that Congress will give 40 percent share of tickets to women during elections and will give smart phones and scooties to girls. He said that if the Congress government is formed, the entire loan of the farmers will be waived, wheat and paddy (per quintal) will be procured for Rs 2500 and sugarcane farmer will get the price for his crop at the rate of Rs 400 per quintal.
He said, “The electricity bill will be half of all, the arrears of the corona period will be clear, that is, the electricity bill of every person will be half and the arrears of the corona period will be forgiven.” He said to the families affected by Corona, “Will remove the financial hit of Corona, will give 25 thousand to the family.” Priyanka took a pledge to provide government employment to 20 lakh people and regularize the contractual workers. He said that a separate manifesto for women would be issued within a week. “The problems will not be solved unless women move forward and participate in politics,” the Congress general secretary said.
Appealing to women to move forward and join politics, he said, “Congress wants women to come forward and fight their own battles.” Priyanka said, “Those who are 12th pass girls, when the government comes, electric scooty will be given to smart phones and graduate pass.” He said that this is not a gift for votes, it is a medium through which you can become empowered. Talking about the farmers, he said, “Farmer is suffering, you must have seen how Modi ji’s minister’s son brutally killed six farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. This is such an accident that the whole country is understanding how much importance this government is giving to the farmers. The Congress general secretary said, “How long did it take to arrest the one who crushed the farmers and his father is still in Modi ji’s ministry and he has not been sacked. This is an example, the farmers know how many problems they are facing for some years. That’s why we have decided that we will waive the loans of farmers. He also said, “You know that the Congress party had waived off loans worth Rs 72,000 crore earlier. You all know the problems you are facing. Fertilizer is expensive, electricity bills have to be paid big, you are drowning in debt. Priyanka said, “Just as our government is buying paddy in Chhattisgarh for Rs 2500, in the same way we will buy wheat and paddy here for Rs 2500 and sugarcane will get Rs 400. When we are talking about the electricity bill, the small traders who are there during the Corona period had to pay the electricity bill and did not earn, so we have decided that during the Corona period we will waive the electricity bill and everyone’s electricity bill will be half. He said that along with this, 25 thousand rupees will be given to the poor families who were financially hit during the Corona period. Want to give 20 lakh government employment. The Congress General Secretary said, “I want to say especially that in the last two years I met many contract workers and everyone told their problems, everyone was exploited. We have decided to regularize them.” “If our government comes, we will regularize everyone,” he said.
Our pledge will reach village to village by journey. It is noteworthy that this program was conducted by State President Ajay Kumar Lallu. Many prominent leaders including Chhattisgarh in-charge PL Punia, Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra were present in the program. Congress’s pledge journey, which started from Barabanki on Saturday, will go till Bundelkhand.