Chandigarh: The Congress will contest upcoming meeting polls in Himachal Pradesh below collective management, in line with Rajinder Rana, the working president of Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC). He mentioned there was a powerful resentment in Himachal Pradesh in opposition to the Centre’s Agnipath scheme.
Rana, who was in Chandigarh on Wednesday for a meet-the-press programme at Chandigarh Press Membership, mentioned the Congress occasion had determined to contest meeting polls below collective management and after coming to energy, the CM’s identify could be finalised by Congress excessive command and elected MLAs.
Rana, who defeated BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal by 1,919 votes in 2017 meeting polls from Sujanpur seat, mentioned after coming to energy in hill state, Congress occasion will re-introduce the previous pension scheme, just like the occasion did in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. He additionally mentioned the Congress will quickly announce a toll-free phone quantity to get suggestions from the general public about points to be included in its election manifesto.
Rana mentioned the BJP authorities in Himachal Pradesh was all set for an exit after the upcoming meeting polls within the state. He attacked the Jai Ram Thakur-led authorities, accusing it of indulging in a sequence of scams and scandals, from police recruitments to pretend diploma distribution.
Elevating doubts over the Agnipath scheme, Rana mentioned the intention of the Union authorities appeared to be that as a substitute of defending the way forward for the youth, the federal government was toying with their profession and future. Based on him, lakhs of ex-servicemen had registered themselves for employment, however PM Narendra Modi led authorities at Centre, which had failed to offer them employment, was now speaking of making certain employment to Agniveers, which couldn’t be trusted. Rana additionally atacked the state authorities in reference to the pretend diploma scandal and termed it as “greatest pretend diploma rip-off of the nation”.


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