Goa Polls: Congress manifesto promises free water and power

Congress released its manifesto on Monday with two of the key promises , Free water and electricity to poorer sections of society are released on Monday, ahead of the March 3 assembly elections in Goa. The manifesto was released here by senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes and several other dignitaries including Congress Working Committee (CWC) member Luizinho Faleiro, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and other party officials.

“We have thought of taking into account the poorer sections of society in our manifesto. Families whose income is below Rs.1 lakh will get up to 150 units of water and electricity free,” Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Subhash Shirodkar said. The Congress has also promised to pass the Lokayukta law in Goa, if it is elected to power.

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