Guwahati: The Congress party today launched a video contest over social media, asking people of the state to make two-minute videos about the biggest issues and problems Assam is facing today.
The best videos shall win prizes ranging from iPhone to cash, party leaders said.
To participate in the contest, people have to post the video along with the hashtag #AssamBachao on any major social media platform. and then submit its link through www.AssaroBachao.in.
Launching the campaign, Gaurav Gogoi, the head of the Congress party's manifesto committee said, "The feedback from this campaign will tell us what are the most urgent issues to be taken up in our manifesto. The Congress party's manifesto shall offer solutions to these very problems."
Gogoi informed that the contest shall run till February 19. "The prizes are to incentivize creativity among the youth of the state. It is time for you to take charge of their own future and save the state from the BJP's evil designs. From sky-high prices of essential items to the BJP's plans to implement CAA against the people's wishes, they have decided to non both peace and prosperity in Assam. This video campaign is a call for the people to bring in public discussion all the issues facing the state and the people. This is important because the 8JP doesn't want them to discuss these issues.' Gogoi said.
Those under 18 who may not be eligible to vote or any Assamese living abroad can also participate, Gogoi clarified.
Hailing the initiative, state Congress President Ripun Bora said, 'This is the first step and the Congress party is gearing up for an innovative campaign that will bring out the people's resentment against the BJP's misrule. The BJP's attempts to muzzle the people's voices with intimidation and fear psychosis won't last till polling day. The people will show through the #AssamBachao campaign how desperate Assam is for change," he said.
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