Monthly allowances for women heads, to unemployed to 200 units of free electricity in poll promises of Congress in Karnataka

HY News 02 May, 2023 01:12 pm IST

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The Congress on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections, making big promises to provide monthly allowances for women head and unemployed and vows 200 units of free electricity.

The grand old party also propose a ban on organisations that “promote enmity or hatred” such as the Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) and Bajrang Dal.

According to the party, “law and Constitution is sacrosanct and can not be violated by individuals and organisations like Bajrang Dal, PFI or others promoting enmity or hatred, whether among majority or minority communities."

Major promises in Congress' Karnataka manifesto include Gruha Jyothi. Under Gruha Jyothi, the Congress will provide free electricity up to 200 units in all houses in Karnataka.

Gruha Lakshmi: Under this, the Congress has promised to provide ₹2,000 to each woman head of family.

Anna Bhagya: Every person in Below Poverty Line (BPL) family will get 10 kg of food grains per month.

Yuva Nidhi: ₹3,000 will be provided per month to unemployed graduates, and ₹1,500 will be given to unemployed diploma holders under Yuva Nidhi.

Shakti scheme: The Congress has promised to provide free travel to all women throughout the state in regular KSRTC/BMTC buses.

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