LS Polls: AICC leaders launch door to door campaign in Jammu

LS Polls: AICC leaders launch door to door campaign in Jammu

Jammu, Apr 5: Claiming that a wave of change has started in Jammu region against BJP, which has panicked the BJP top brass to rush to Jammu in a vain bid to check the ongoing undercurrent, the AICC leaders said here while launching a door-to-door campaign.

AICC Secretary Co-incharge J&K Affairs Manoj Yadav flanked by Working President Raman Bhalla, Senior Vice President and Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, Vice Presidents Yogesh Sawhney, Ved Mahajan, DCC Jammu President Thakur Manmohan Sigh and General Secretary (Org) Narinder Gupta, released ‘Naya Pattar’ (Guarantee Card) of Congress.

Yadav said that AICC Incharge J&K Bharat Singh Solanki launched the door-to-door campaign along with Congress candidate Raman Bhalla and other prominent leaders of the locality to distribute the guarantee card to every household, in the morning and the response of 90 percent of people was very encouraging and the winds of change have started blowing against BJP in Jammu region.

Bhalla hit out at the BJP for the betrayal of the people of the Jammu region in every sphere as a result there was a tremendous response to Congress in both seats. He referred to the issues of the refugee community and assured them to fully support their demands.

He said that every section of Jammu be it youth, farmers, traders, workers, or women, is pressed against the policies of the BJP Government. and the failures of the local representatives to redress their grievances.

He said that the door-to-door campaign shall be intensified in all parts of the constituency to educate the masses and to the voters to teach a lesson to the BJP and local representatives who did nothing for the people in ten years. If Congress comes to power the salary of Anganwadi, and Asha Workers to be doubled besides educated youth and poor women will get one lakh per year, Bhalla added.

Explaining the manifesto released, Ravinder Sharma said that Congress has promised to restore statehood to J&K immediately after coming to power in the manifesto apart from Amending schedule VI for Ladakh.

Another significant thing is that ST-populated areas would also get scheduled status which is of great significance to the Pir Panjal region. The Congress party strongly criticized the exploitation of POJK refugees who were denied the benefits of the full package of 2014 besides only one seat against the promise of 8 seats but now are being deprived of their right to sell their land. The entire Congress fully stands with the refugees/displaced community for their just demands, Sharma added.

Kapil Singh, Neeraj Gupta, Rajvir Singh, Michael Wazir and Jatin K Raina were also present.


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