Congress begins preparations for Bihar polls

Mumbai: Union Social Justice Minister and AICC General Secretary in charge of Bihar Mukul Wasnik has convened a meeting tomorrow to discuss the party's election preparations for the Bihar assembly elections scheduled later this year.

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) General Secretary and MLC Sanjay Dutt who has been appointed as the Chief Co-ordinator of the AICC co-ordination centre for the elections said that meeting will be held in Delhi. He also said that party's election plank would be stability and development of the state.

Dutt said the party will be deputing observer district wise and assembly constituency wise who will be campaigning in their assigned areas to co-ordinate implementation of the party agenda and also assimilate grass root feedback based on which campaign strategy will be decided upon by the party high command.

Congress also plans to organise public meetings and rallies of party president Sonia Gandhi, General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and other senior party leaders in different parts of the state.

He said the morale of the cadre is very high over the decision that the Congress will go alone in the elections. "Wasnik toured Bihar for four days last week and got a positive feedback," Dutt said.