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Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Congress party releases manifesto, promises loan waivers, reservation in private jobs

By Rajan Nath -- October 12, 2019 1:10 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Congress on Friday released its party manifesto ahead of the Haryana Assembly Elections 2019, promising farm loan waiver, reservation in private companies for local youth and benefits for women, including jobs, pension, and free bus rides, within 24 hours of assuming power. The manifesto was released in the presence of Congress Haryana in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad, former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Haryana unit chief Kumari Selja and the manifesto committee chairperson Kiran Choudhry.

The manifesto is promising 33 percent reservation in government and private sector jobs. Also, the manifesto has promised free transportation in Haryana Roadways buses for ladies. Meanwhile, the manifesto promises that it will provide Rs 5,100 monthly pension for widows, differently-abled, divorced and unmarried women.

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Likewise, the same amount will be paid as an old-age pension for those aged 55 years and above. Also, Congress has promised the revival of the Sutlej-Yamina link canal project.
Congress Manifesto:

For Women:
- 33% reservation in government, private jobs
- Freeride in Haryana Roadways bus
- Widows, differently-abled, divorcees and those unmarried to get Rs 5,100 monthly pension
- Rs 2,000 ‘Chulha Kharcha’ for those who fall in BPL category
- Free power use for those owning up to 2 acres
- Rs 12,000 per acre relief in case of crop failure
- Restoration of Sutlej-Yamuna link canal project
- Hansi-Butana and Dadupur-Nalvi canal projects
- 75% quota for private sector companies
- One job per family
- Unemployment allowance of Rs 7,000 to graduates and Rs 10,000 to post-graduates
- University and Medical college in all the districts
- Free Wi-Fi in Government Institutions
- Sports university in Bhiwani

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