Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur: The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee [PCC] manifesto committee on Monday visited Jagatsinghpur headquarters and held talk with several stake holders and collected their views to incorporate them in the upcoming party’s manifesto for the 2019 elections.
PCC president Niranjan Patnaik, PCC manifesto committee chairman Ganeswar Behera, Congress working president and MLA Chiranjib Biswal accompanied by Chhatisgarh health and Rural Development minister T S Singhdeo including manifesto committee member Bishmaya Mohapatra, DCC president Natabar Barik and few senior party leaders were escorted the team.
Chhatishgarh minister Mr Singhdeo while speaking to media persons at circuit house revealed that we have been asked by congress president Rahul Gandhi to make a manifesto that would reflect the people’s views and aspirations. Acting on the event I have come here to gather feedbacks from various stake holders for making Odisha’s party manifesto for the 2019 elections, he informed.
Minister Singhdeo revealed at the meeting that today we visited various stake holders as teachers, college students, lawyers, doctors, nurses, minority people, tribal and Dalit folks, government employees and farmers in different locations and gathered their views with regards to their requirement and problems. Meanwhile committee was visited and interacted with civic activists in rural and urban issues and challenges and views on party’s manifesto, notable to add that minister Singhdeo was Congress manifesto committee chairman of Chhatisgarh state where party has grabbed power defeating BJP recently.
Speaking at the press meet PCC president Niranjan Patnaik said that party wants to add in the manifesto what people desire, meanwhile manifesto committee has been visiting about 20 districts and successfully conducting the problems of people, taking views of the peole party manifesto will be write, Patnaik said. [Ends]