Guwahati: AICC general secretary, in-charge of Assam Jitendra Singh, initiated the third phase of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee’s, ‘Congressor 5 Guarantee’ Campaign Yatra from Silchar, in Cachar district on Friday.
Singh was also accompanied by Sushmita Dev, the President All-India Mahila Congress, who recently threatened to resign from the party over “internal differences.”
Tamal Kanti Banik, the Congress candidate from Silchar, was also present at the event. The flag-off took place at the Congress’ office in Silchar, through interaction with women at 11 am.
The Yatra proceeded with, Jitendra Singh, Sushmita Dev, and Tamal Kanti Banik paying their respects at, the Shahid Minar in Gandhibagh Park, the memorial is dedicated to the Language Martyrs’ who sacrificed their lives, fighting for the protection of the Bengali Language, in 1962.
The day’s route ended with Singh and Dev conducting a Townhall Meeting, with the youth at Cachar Club. During their interactions with women, the duo distributed, Rs 2000 guarantee cards, assuring the provision of this relief, to housewives of Assam
Jitendra Singh also, spoke about Congress’ Online Job Guarantee Programme, calling upon the youth to register, on the Party’s portal – www.congressor5gurantee.in, which has already received, over 80,000 applications for Guaranteed Government Employment.
“As the ‘Congressor 5 Guarantee’ Yatra continues, the Senior Leaders of the Party are certain that Assam stands united to learn about re-defining their futures, through the ‘5 Guarantees’ of the Congress Party and bid the BJP’s communal agendas, a befitting farewell from the State,” a release from the party stated.