Congress General Secretary Smt. Priyanka Gandhi flags off Pratigya Yatra from Harakh Bazar, Barabanki

Reiterating the promise of "Vachan Hum Nibhayenge" while announcing seven pledges, she attacked the double engine government of the BJP fiercely.

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Published on: 24 Oct 2021 6:09 AM GMT
Congress General Secretary Smt. Priyanka Gandhi flags off Pratigya Yatra from Harakh Bazar, Barabanki
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Lucknow/Barabanki , Congress National General Secretary Smt. Priyanka Gandhi flagged off the Congress' Pratigya Yatra' from Harakh Bazar in Barabanki. Reiterating the promise of "Vachan Hum Nibhayenge" while announcing seven pledges, she attacked the double engine government of the BJP fiercely. She said that the government's efforts to crush justice will not be successful, the oppressive treatment of farmers cannot be accepted at any cost. The way in Lakhimpur the state government tried to suppress the killing of the innocent farmers on their way back to their homes by the son of a member of the Prime Minister's cabinet, it was the strategic planning of crushing justice, for opposing which I was detained.

She said that this government misbehaved with the farmers at the government purchasing centers, the farmer's produce was bought in limited quantity, due to mismanagement in the paddy purchase, a farmer of Lakhimpur lit his paddy lying in the market. Whereas, a farmer of Lalitpur died standing in line at the fertilizer distribution center due to mismanagement in the distribution of fertilizers. The BJP government of Uttar Pradesh is leaving no stone unturned to harass the farmers. The BJP government uses sticks on the unemployed youths seeking jobs, the selected candidates are agitating for joining, but there is no hearing in this government. Every section of the society is distressed today, Congress is standing with the victims and it is our efforts to get justice for them, for which I am ready for every struggle.

in the pledge march that began with the motto, "Vachan hum Nibhayenge" Smt. Priyanka Gandhi, while announcing seven pledges for the upcoming assembly elections, said that participation of women in politics is very important. Congress has taken a big step to give the due share to half the population. With this, in the upcoming assembly elections, the Congress will give 40 percent share to women in ticket distribution. Inter pass girls will get smartphone and graduate girl students will get scooty. The entire loan of the farmers will be waived off. The minimum support price of paddy will be given at the rate of Rs 2500 and to the sugarcane Rs 400 per quintal. Promising to do all this after the formation of the Congress government in Uttar Pradesh, She said that the small shopkeepers, Poor families in front of whom the crisis of livelihood stood in the Corona period, Half of the electricity bill will help them clear the dues of Corona period.

She announced that 25 thousand rupees would be given to the families affected during the Corona period. Arrangements would be made by the Congress government to give government employment to 20 lakh youngsters. Not only this, by making a policy to make the contract workers permanent, We will be regularizing them. Extensive arrangements will be made to provide employment.

Out of the seven pledges announced today, Mrs. Priyanka Gandhi had made two announcements in the past to give smartphones and scooties to Inter and Graduation girl students with 40 percent ticket share to women, Today she announced five more pledges.

State Congress spokesperson Javed Khan Warsi issued a statement saying that under the direction of Priyanka ji, along with the issues of the people, the Congress will challenge the anti-people policies of the BJP rule in the assembly elections by making it an issue and the manifesto of the Congress will come before the public very soon. He informed that in the Sankalp Yatra's started from Barabanki, Varanasi and Saharanpur, In Barabanki State President Ajay Kumar Lallu, Former MP Nirmal Khatri, Chhattisgarh in-charge former MP PL Punia, Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra Mona, MLA Suhail Ansari , Former Minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Former Union Minister Shri Pradeep Jain Aditya, Former MP Rakesh Sachan, Tanuj Punia, Rajendra Prasad Verma, Suhail Ansari, Rajalakshmi Verma, Mohd Mohsin, Gauri Yadav were present.

Bajirao Khade, flagged off the Yatra in Varanasi, mainly former MP Rajesh Mishra, former MP Pramod Tiwari, Member of Legislative Council Deepak Singh, former MLA Ajay Rai, Pramod Pandey, Imran Khan, Rajeshwar Singh Patel, Raghavendra Choubey were present.

Acharya Pramod Krishnam flagged off the Pratigya Yatra in Saharanpur, prominently on the occasion are former Union Minister Salman Khurshid, former MLA Imran Masood, MLA Masood Akhtar, MLA Naresh Saini, Praveen Chaudhary, Nitin Sharma, Varun. Sharma, Gaurav Verma and other congress leaders and workers were present.

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