Lok Sabha Elections / Congress gave ticket to Kanhaiya Kumar, fielded him against this big leader, see list

Zoom News : Apr 14, 2024, 09:46 PM
Lok Sabha Elections: Before the Lok Sabha elections, Congress has played a big bet in Delhi. Congress has made JP Aggarwal its candidate from Chandni Chowk, Kanhaiya Kumar from North-East Delhi and Udit Raj from North-West Delhi. Apart from this, Congress has also announced its candidates in Punjab and UP. Let us tell you that Congress has fielded Kanhaiya Kumar against BJP's Manoj Tiwari.

Who is the candidate from where?

Gurjit Singh Aujla from Amritsar, Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi from Jalandhar, Amar Singh from Fatehgarh Sahib, Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu from Bathinda, Sukhpal Singh Khaira from Sangrur, Dharamveer Gandhi from Patiala and Ujjwal Revati Raman Singh from Allahabad have got the ticket.

Big points of Congress manifesto

  • Congress released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections on Friday in which it promised to conduct a caste-based census, increase the reservation limit to more than 50 percent, provide legal guarantee of minimum support price to farmers and fight corruption in issues like electoral bonds, Rafale and Pegasa. Promised to get the cases investigated.
  • Congress promised that if its government is formed in the country, it will conduct a caste-based census and the maximum limit of reservation will be increased from 50 percent. Congress also said that it will implement the 10 percent reservation for the economically weaker sections without any discrimination for the poor of all sections. It has also been said in the manifesto that after coming to power, the new education policy will be amended in consultation with the state governments.
  • The party said in the manifesto that the cases of leaders who joined BJP to escape corruption cases will be reopened and investigated. Congress promised to set up a National Judicial Commission in consultation with the Supreme Court for the appointment of judges to higher courts. The five guarantees that the party has talked about under 'Youth Justice' include the promise of providing 30 lakh government jobs and giving Rs 1 lakh to the youth under the apprenticeship program for one year.
  • Under ‘Participatory Justice’, a ‘guarantee’ has been given to conduct caste census and remove the 50 percent limit of reservation. Under 'Kisan Nyay', a promise has been made to give legal status to the minimum support price, formation of loan waiver commission and GST-free farming. Under 'Labour Justice', Congress has promised to provide right to health to workers, ensure minimum wage of Rs 400 per day and urban employment guarantee. He has made many promises including giving Rs 1 lakh per year to women from poor families under 'Mahalakshmi' guarantee under 'Nari Nyay'.
  • Congress has said in the manifesto that it has set a target of doubling India's GDP in the next 10 years. It also promised that it strongly opposes extra-judicial measures like 'mob lynching', bulldozer justice and fake encounters and will deal with them strictly as per the law if voted to power.
  • Congress also said in its manifesto that it will properly implement "One Rank One Pension" (OROP) for the defense forces and whatever anomalies have been created in it by the Modi government will be removed.
  • Congress said that if its government is formed at the Centre, the elections will be held through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), but the efficiency of the machines and transparency of ballot papers will be ensured and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) slips will be matched.
  • The Congress promised that if voted to power, it would give a legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) as recommended by the Swaminathan Commission. The manifesto said that Congress will act as a healer in Manipur and will set up a reconciliation commission to seek a political and administrative solution. The Congress promised that after coming to power, it will immediately restore full statehood to Jammu and Kashmir and include the tribal area of Ladakh in the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. He also promised to end the 'Agneepath' scheme and restore the normal recruitment process for the armed forces. The manifesto also said that women will be appointed to 33 percent posts in the Central Armed Police Forces.
  • Congress also promised in its manifesto that it will amend the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991 so that the Lieutenant Governor acts on the advice of the Council of Ministers of Delhi, except on three subjects: land, police and law and order. He said the leases subject to Forest Rights Act would be decided in a year.
  • Congress promised that legal guarantee will be given to the “SC-ST Sub Plan” so that the budget can be ensured as per the population. It has also been said in the manifesto that contractual labor will be stopped in main government works.