With the Lok Sabha elections days away, the grand old Congress party has released in 2019 manifesto, encompassing the issues it promises to address.
Keeping Jammu and Kashmir as a crucial aspect of their manifesto, Congress has accentuated on the various issues of the state.
In their manifesto, they said that the party has been witness to the developments in the conflicted state since the Instrument of Accession that was signed on October 26, 1947. It further affirmed that 'the whole of Jammu and Kashmir is a part of India'
Maintaining their stand on Article 370 of the Constitution, the party ascertained that 'nothing will be done or allowed to change the Constitutional position'
Here are the brief points mentioned in the manifesto:
The grand old party had initiated a consultation process across the country and many of its top leaders had interacted with a host of people from different sections to seek their views on their aspirations from the party. The party's manifesto committee was headed by former Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
As per the party’s official estimates, it has received a total of 31,875 inputs on its official manifesto website