Congress Manifesto Silent on Gorkha Aspirations

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Congress Manifesto fails to mention anything about Gorkhas, 11 Gorkha ST or even Sixth Schedule status

The Indian National Congress today released their 47-page manifesto, which covers almost every issue concerning our nation. Except for what matters to us the most – Gorkha aspirations.

Even though Hamro Party Chief Ajoy Edwards, who is apparently very close to Congress President Mallikarjun Khadgey and the Nehru family scion Rahul Gandhi, and had even met them to insert Gorkha issues in Congress Manifesto, the manifesto committee seems to have largely ignored his requests.

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While Congress has promised full statehood to Puducherry, restoration of full statehood to Jammu and Kashmir, and inclusion of Ladakh into Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, it has failed to mention any issues related to the Gorkhas.

There is no mention of Darjeeling, or even inclusion of 11 left-out Gorkha sub-tribes as Schedule Tribes.

Congress Manifesto

Is this the alternative Gorkhas need?

You can check the full manifesto here: https://www.inc.in/media/manifesto

Top 14 points from Congress manifesto

  • National minimum wage at Rs 400 per day
  • Mahalakshmi scheme to provide Rs 1 lakh per year to every poor Indian family
  • Abolish contractualisation of regular jobs in govt, PSUs and ensure regularisation of such appointments
  • Allegations against persons who were allowed to escape law after joining BJP will be probed
  • Launch urban employment programme guaranteeing work for urban poor in reconstruction, renewal of urban infrastructure
  • Abolish Agnipath programme and direct Armed Forces to resume normal recruitment to achieve full sanctioned strength
  • New right to apprenticeship act to provide one year apprenticeship to every diploma holder or graduate below age of 25
  • Legal guarantee to MSP announced by govt every year as recommended by Swaminathan Commission
  • Will fill nearly 30 lakh vacancies in sanctioned posts at various levels in central govt
  • Rajasthan model of cashless insurance of up to Rs 25 lakh will be adopted for universal healthcare
  • Ten per cent quota in jobs, educational institutions for EWS will be implemented for all castes, communities without discrimination
  • Pass constitutional amendment to raise 50 per cent cap on reservations for SC, ST and OBC
  • Nationwide socio-economic and caste census
  • Appeal to people to look beyond religion, language, caste; choose wisely and install democratic government
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