Shashi Tharoor on Congress manifesto: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Saturday (January 27) said that the first draft of the party’s manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will be released by February 15 and the final draft will come out before the announcement of election dates. Shashi Tharoor also expressed hope that the opposition alliance ‘India’ could come up with a list of key issues by selecting key elements from the manifestos of its constituent parties.
“We have our own internal procedures,” he said. The first draft should be ready by 15th February, but after that it will have to be agreed upon and adopted by our working committee, but certainly by the time the Election Commission announces the elections, our manifesto will be ready and declared. will be given.”
The alliance will select similar elements from the manifestos of constituent parties – Shashi Tharoor
Shashi Tharoor participated in ‘Shape the Future’, an event jointly organized by West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee and All India Professionals Congress for constructive ‘input’ from various sections of civil society in drafting the party’s manifesto. . Thiruvananthapuram MP Tharoor is also a member of the committee preparing the party’s manifesto.
“I think each party is going to work on its own manifesto… It is entirely possible that the ‘India’ alliance will pick out similar elements from all the manifestos and come up with a core list of key issues,” he said. would bring.”
What will be in the manifesto?
Shashi Tharoor said that the manifesto will focus on issues of unemployment, inflation, need for income support for the poor, women’s rights, youth and farmers.
A Congress leader said that the purpose of Saturday’s dialogue session was to collect unbiased, spontaneous and valuable views from different sections of the society on issues which they wanted to be resolved by a central government. Shashi Tharoor sought views of stakeholders from industry, economy, healthcare, banking, education, information technology, human resources, literature, cultural, legal and diverse sectors.
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