Congress releases Manifesto for UP Elections

Congress party today released its election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh, promising to develop the state's neglected infrastructure, and make it a corruption-free state, if elected. For the minorities, the manifesto promised timely implementation of the UPA government's policy of 4.5 per cent quota in central government jobs, PSUs and educational institutions besides aim towards a sub quota for them in UP as part of the OBC quota in the state government jobs and educational institutions commensurate to their population.
The manifesto was released jointly by HRD minister Kapil Sibal, Law minister and chairman of the manifesto committee Salman Khursheed and UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi. Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said: "The Congress party's manifesto promises to make Uttar Pradesh a corruption-free state. We will do everything in our capacity to improve people's standard of living here if we come to power after the assembly elections."  The party promised to work for setting up the second States Reorganisation Commission in the wake of demands for splitting states like UP. Reiterating its promise of creating more employment opportunities if voted to power, the manifesto promised launching a UP skills and employment mission to provide job related skills and training to 20 lakh youths and placement in jobs through this mission in the next five years.


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