SILCHAR: Jitendra Singh, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and the Assam in-charge of the party today initiated the third phase of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee’s ‘Congressor 5 Guarantee’ campaign journey from Silchar in Cachar District today.
Singh was also accompanied by Sushmita Dev, the President All-India Mahila Congress, who was recently threatened to resign from the party over "internal differences."
Tamal Kanti Banik, Congress candidate from Silchar, was also present at the event. The flag-off took place at the Congress' office in Silchar, through interaction with women at 11 am.
Jitendra Singh, Dev and Banik paid their respects at the Shahid Minar in Gandhibagh Park, which is dedicated to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives, fighting for the protection of the Bengali language in 1962.
Singh and Dev, then interacted with local vendors and women in Fatak Bazaar, after which a ‘Samvaad’ was conducted with eminent dignitaries from Silchar at Modhyshohor club.
The day’s route ended with Jitendra Singh and Sushmita Dev conducting a townhall meeting with the youth at Cachar club.
During their interactions with women, Singh and Dev distributed Rs.2,000 guarantee cards assuring the provision of this relief to housewives of the state.
Jitendra Singh also spoke about Congress’ online job guarantee programme, calling upon the youth to register on the party’s portal- www.congressor5guarantee.in, which has already received over 80,000 applications.
It needs mention here that the grand old party has guaranteed the generation of 5 lakh government jobs and 25 lakh private sector jobs if voted to power.
Sushmita Dev also took to social media to announce the launch of her ‘Congressor 5 Guarantee’ Yatra, affirming “Today, we embark on the
to reach out to more and more people and spread our progressive agenda. I welcome AICC General Secretary,
">@JitendraSAlwar ji to Cachar. We are committed to take everyone together on this road to development.
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