Before the trumpet of the UP elections, Congress started Pratigya Yatra (We will fulfill the promise) in the state. Priyanka Gandhi flagged off this journey passing through three cities. During this, Priyanka Gandhi made a flurry of promises, keeping farmers, women youth and the unemployed at the center of her agenda. Priyanka Gandhi also announced seven pledges during the Congress’s pledge journey that started from Barabanki. He said that if Congress comes to power, girls will be given smart phones and scooties, while the entire loan of farmers will be waived off. The electricity bill during the Corona period will be waived, while half of the electricity bill of the latter will be waived.
On Saturday, Priyanka Gandhi, who reached Barabanki to start the Congress’s ‘Pratigya Yatra’, also interacted with women. Priyanka Gandhi gets to know women farmers about their work and their living conditions at an agricultural farm in Barabanki. Priyanka Gandhi tried to know that I want to understand their working conditions, how they are raising their daughters and whether they are able to educate them.
#WATCH Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacts with women farmers at an agricultural farm in Barabanki
“I want to understand their working conditions, how they are raising their daughters and if they are able to educate them,” she says. pic.twitter.com/hYTuC2ddUI
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Congress will give employment to 20 lakh youth if government is formed
Making a flurry of election promises in Barabanki, Priyanka Gandhi said, financial assistance of Rs 25,000 will be given to every family to improve the budget of the common man due to Corona. At the same time, employment will be provided to 20 lakh youth. The support price of paddy and wheat will be raised to Rs 2500 per quintal. Earlier, Priyanka Vadra had promised 40 percent participation in ticket distribution to women in the 2022 elections in her first resolution by holding a press conference in Lucknow.
Congress’s pledge journey will go through three routes
Route 1 (Varanasi Avadh)
Starting from Varanasi and ending in Rae Bareli, which will include Chandauli, Sonbhadra, Marjiapur, Prayagraj, Pratapgarh, Amethi districts, this route will be led by former MP Pramod Tiwari, former MP Rajesh, former MLA Nadeem Javed. Starting from Barabanki and ending at Jhansi.
Lucknow, Unnao, Fatehpur, Chatrikoot, Banda, Hamirpur, Jalaun districts will be included. It will be headed by former MP PL Punia, former Union Minister Pradeep Jain Aditya and Chairman of Media Department and former Minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui.
The third route of Pratigya Yatra will start from Saharanpur and end at Mathura, which will include Muzaffarnagar, Vijnair, Moradabad, Rampur, Bareilly, Badaun, Aligarh, Hathras, Agra districts. It will be led by former Union Minister Salman Khurshid and former Congress MP candidate from Lucknow Acharya Pramod Krishnam.