Assam polls 2021: Priyanka Gandhi guarantees Rs 2,000 ‘grihini samman’ to housewives, 5 lakh jobs

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Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra being felicitated with a conventional japi and xorai throughout a rally for the forthcoming state meeting elections at Tezpur in Sonitpur district on Tuesday (March 2).

Senior Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who’s on a two-day Assam tour, on Tuesday promised that the grand outdated celebration will present Rs 2,000 month-to-month allowance to housewives within the state if it varieties the subsequent authorities. Addressing a rally in Tezpur, Vadra mentioned that the situation of tea backyard employees has remained the identical over the past 5 years and their wages have “elevated little or no”.

“We’ll present Rs 2,000 per 30 days to all of the housewives as ‘grihini samman’. The girl working in tea gardens can be supplied Rs 365 per day. We’ll create 5 lakhs new authorities jobs. These are usually not guarantees however assure,” the Congress common secretary mentioned.

She additionally mentioned that the Congress authorities may also enact a regulation to guarantee that the CAA isn’t applied within the state.

“When our celebration comes into energy, a regulation can be enacted to make sure that CAA isn’t applied right here. 200 items of electrical energy can be given freed from price each month,” she added.

The Congress chief additionally urged the ladies of Assam to vote responsibly within the upcoming election as it is rather vital for the longer term for them and their youngsters. She mentioned that the speed of crime in opposition to girls within the state is the very best within the nation and the current authorities did nothing to enhance the state of affairs.

Earlier right now, Priyanka was seen plucking tea leaves and interacting with tea backyard employees in Biswanath. Video shared by information company ANI confirmed Priyanka carrying a basket on her again which was balanced by a band on her head. She wore a shawl on her head on which the band was strapped on. She was given a rousing welcome upon her arrival on the Sadhuru tea backyard. 

Priyanka’s go to to a tea backyard assumes significance because the BJP authorities not too long ago elevated the day by day wages of tea backyard employees from Rs 167 to Rs 217. With near 10 lakh tea employees and over 60 lakh inhabitants of the tea tribe neighborhood, they’re a significant vote financial institution in Assam. Through the years, Assam tea votes have seen a shift from Congress to the BJP. The tea tribe neighborhood is a figuring out think about as many as 35 meeting seats, out of a complete 126.

Elections to the 126-member meeting can be held in three phases. Whereas first section will cowl 48 seats on March 27, 39 seats will go to polls within the second section on April 1. The remaining 40 seats will go to polls within the third and last section on April 6. Outcomes can be declared on Might 2.

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