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Congress promises caste census, higher paddy price

Updated on: 06 November,2023 07:43 AM IST  |  Raipur
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Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel released the manifesto in Rajnandgaon while party’s state in-charge Kumari Selja unveiled it in state capital Raipur

Congress promises caste census, higher paddy price

Baghel releases party’s manifesto for elections. Pic/PTI

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Congress on Sunday released its manifesto for the Chhattisgarh assembly polls, promising caste census, loan waiver to farmers, R3,200 for per quintal for paddy procurement and subsidised cooking gas cylinders to women under a new scheme. The ruling party in Chhattisgarh unveiled its manifesto titled ‘Bharose ka Ghoshna Patra 2023-28’ at six different places - Raipur, Rajnandgaon, Jagdalpur, Bilaspur, Ambikapur and Kawardha.


Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel released the manifesto in Rajnandgaon while party’s state in-charge Kumari Selja unveiled it in state capital Raipur. Promises including loan waiver to farmers, caste census, procurement of paddy at 20 quintal per acre, free education to students from KG (kindergarten) to PG (post graduation) made by Congress leaders during their poll campaign have been mentioned in the manifesto among other things.


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UP CM Yogi Adityanath said action will be taken against those spreading chaos in the name of “love jihad” and cow smuggling in Chhattisgarh, if the BJP comes to power. Addressing a rally in Kawardha assembly seat of poll-bound Chhattisgarh on Saturday, Adityanath termed the Congress as a “problem for the country, society and public”.

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