Chandigarh: Congress today vowed to help
Punjab regain its glory as the most developed and prosperous
state in the country by rejuvenating its agriculture sector
Releasing its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly polls,
Congress promised to establish the rule of law in the state
and create employment opportunities for the youth by reviving
Claiming that Punjab was facing crisis in all spheres, be
it agriculture, industry, education or healthcare, the party
said it will ensure un-interrupted power supply and equitable
development for welfare of marginalised sections of the
The manifesto was released in the presence of party
General Secretary B K Hariprasad, Secretary Vijay Laxmi Sadho,
party`s political affairs in-charge Gulchain Singh Charak,
state Congress chief Amarinder Singh and Leader of Opposition
in the state Assembly Rajinder Kaur Bhattal.
"This manifesto brings forth a blueprint of the
regeneration and rejuvenation of Punjab, that we the Congress
visualise," Amarinder said.
He also said the institution of Loayukta will be
strengthened and a vigilance commission will be set up.
The manifesto mentioned that the party will ensure
transparency and accountability in all spheres of the
administration and work towards ushering systematic reforms to