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Punjab Cong to launch 37-day-long intensive campaign from Sept 26

PTI
Published Sep 16, 2016, 10:33 am IST
Updated Sep 16, 2016, 10:36 am IST
Party leaders said the campaign called 'Congress liyao, Punjab bachao' will cover all 117 constituencies of the state.
Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh. (Photo: PTI)
 Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh. (Photo: PTI)

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress will launch a 37-day long intensive campaign from September 26 to reach out to people ahead of the Assembly elections early next year.

Senior vice-president of Punjab Congress Laal Singh on Thursday said the campaign called 'Congress liyao, Punjab bachao' (bring Congress to power, save Punjab) will cover all 117 constituencies of the state.

 

The modalities of the campaign were worked out and the programme was finalised at a meeting of senior party leaders, zonal coordinators and district presidents today.

During the campaign the party will hold 1,404 meetings, with 54 meetings every day, he said, adding the state has been divided into 13 parliamentary zones with three coordinators each.

Singh said, 13 vehicles in each parliamentary zone will make people aware about the party's messages. The vehicles will be flagged off on September 24 from Congress Bhawan by the party's state chief Amarinder Singh.

 

Prominent among those present at Thursday's meeting included Amarinder Singh, AICC in charge Asha Kumari, Campaign Committee chairperson Ambika Soni, AICC Secretary Harish Chaudhary, CLP leader Charanjit Singh Channi, Laal Singh and others.

Meanwhile, Panjab University Campus Students' Council (PUCSC), a students' body, on Thursday extended its support to Congress for the forthcoming state polls on the condition that if it comes to power it will fulfill financial commitments towards the University.

Amarinder assured PUCSC if Congress comes to power it will ensure that Panjab University receives the grants due to it.

 

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