Ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly Elections, the Congress-NCP alliance released their manifesto on October 7, in Mumbai. The manifesto made plenty of populist promises including waiver on farm loan, education loan and employment for the youth. The Congress-NCP alliance will lock horns with the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in the Assembly elections along with other smaller parties in the state.
The manifesto made several promises, here are some of the most important points from the list:
Election Manifesto of the grand alliance led by Congress, NCP & other parties, has released for the #MaharashtraAssemblyPolls— Maharashtra Congress (@INCMaharashtra) October 7, 2019
We are certain that the implementation of this manifesto will surely bring Maharashtra back onto the path of progress.#Shapathnama pic.twitter.com/XAiF8ZtdtF
The Maharashtra Assembly elections which are scheduled to be held on October 21, will witness the Indian National Congress (INC) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) contest as an alliance. According to the formula, out of the total 288 seats, the Congress will contest for 144 and the NCP will contest for 122 seats whereas the remaining seats will be contested by other parties in the alliance. Notably, the Assembly Elections will also witness Aaditya Thackeray become the first member of the Thackeray family to contest polls. Aaditya will contest from Worli constituency as Shiv Sena's candidate. The results of the Maharashtra Assembly Elections will be announced on October 24.