Cong’s MP manifesto promises to ban RSS shakhas in govt buildings

Bhopal: Ahead of the Madhya Pradesh elections, the Congress party in its manifesto has assured that if voted to power in the state then it will not allow the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to conduct their (shakha) sessions in government buildings.

The party promised to revoke the orders allowing government employees to attend RSS shakha sessions.

Madhya Pradesh is all set to go to polls on November 28. The strength of the Madhya Pradesh assembly is 230 and counting of votes for the assembly elections will be conducted on December 11.
The election in the state is seen as a direct political battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. While Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is attempting to secure a fourth consecutive term, the Congress will fight for regaining power after 2003.

The Congress on Saturday promised ‘Gaushalas,’ ‘Ram Path’ and Narmada Parikrama Path and a spiritual centre to woo voters to its fold in the state. The manifesto also promised to ban alcohol in the state.

In an attempt to outsmart the BJP, the Congress manifesto known as ‘Vachan Patra’ or ‘Sheet of promises,’ focuses on, among other things, the issues which have not only been close to its rival BJP’s heart but have also been giving political sustenance to the saffron outfit for long.