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Gujarat - Politics - December 5, 2017

Congress Manifesto Favours Patidars

By Ali Akmal

On Monday congress released its manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly polls with a focus on Patidars, youths and small traders.

State Congress affairs in-charge Ashok Gehlot, state party chief Bharatsinh Solanki released the party manifesto among others. In its manifesto congress noted that Patidars would be provided reservation under the “Economically Backward Classes (EBC)” category.

Party also promised unemployment allowance for jobless youths, and a request to the GST council to exempt small traders and manufacturers with an annual turnover up to Rs 1.5 crore.

Party Manifesto focused on agriculture, youth, education, SCs and STs , traders.

Highlights of Manifesto

  • Waiving of farm loans and free water for irrigation.
  • Free Education From Pre-Primary to PhD For poor,middle-class.
  • Nutritious food, supplements for women and children, free sanitary napkins in schools.
  • Land allocation to landless
  • Exemptions in GST For Small Traders
  • Equal Work-equal Pay
  • Widow Pension
  • Senior Citizen Pension

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