Punjab polls: Manmohan Singh to release Congress manifesto today

According to sources, Sidhu wanted to join Congress in presence of party vice president Rahul Gandhi but since he is out of country, he decided the date accordingly.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:January 9, 2017 9:04 am
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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh will release the Congress poll manifesto for Punjab at the Congress headquarters on . Singh will be joined by Ambika Soni, Captain Amarinder Singh, Asha Kumari, Randeep S. Surjewala and other party leaders to release the manifesto at the All India Congress Committee Headquarters. Also, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to officially join Congress today. According to sources, Sidhu wanted to join Congress in presence of party vice president Rahul Gandhi but since he is out of country, he decided the date accordingly.

On January 10th, the Congress will also finalise its third and final list of 40 candidates in its Central Election Committee headed by party president Sonia Gandhi. The Punjab Congress is waiting for Rahul Gandhi to return from his New Year trip abroad to get the party’s campaign rolling. The assembly elections in Punjab along with the by-poll for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat will be held on February 4.

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    Rathna LK
    Jan 9, 2017 at 3:46 am
    Shri Rahul hi's presence is more needed now.I wish all the best on the release of Punjab election manifesto.
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      Homer
      Jan 9, 2017 at 7:19 am
      HA HA HA! Maunmohan can only release what his puppeteer say! The problem is their are two puppeteers, the white widow and the one who promised him a GREENCARD to betray his mother and land!
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        SK
        Jan 12, 2017 at 3:11 am
        Dead man walking again. What would he say I am a chimcha and a loyal servant of Sonia hi. The man has no self respect or self esteem
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          Balasubramanya
          Jan 9, 2017 at 3:48 am
          If former PM releases the Congis poll manifesto then it is beginning of downfall of Congress in Punjab.
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            Kaliyug
            Jan 11, 2017 at 4:10 pm
            ManMohan can STEAL better than BADAL and not get caught, is the Congress Manifesto for Punjab.
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              chandrakanth
              Jan 9, 2017 at 4:52 am
              Great Economist services required by our country ...Not like uya jetli
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                din
                Jan 9, 2017 at 2:23 pm
                1) KEEP SILENCE lt;br/gt;2) Keep tailing the Master Rahullt;br/gt;3) write speech For the Masterlt;br/gt;4) collect regular Haptalt;br/gt;5) do not disclose source of blackmoneylt;br/gt;6) Make as much as possible protest to everything MODI doeslt;br/gt;7) If loosing heat it up with Muslim or Dalit or Better Farmerslt;br/gt;8) daily kissing hand of Master professor Rahul and his Great Mother
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                  din
                  Jan 9, 2017 at 2:28 pm
                  And THEY (Rahul-Sonia and lootere party) have affrontery to question bring back black money ?
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                    din
                    Jan 9, 2017 at 2:29 pm
                    GOOD every congressi should be put in jail they ARE ALL corupt and looted blind every citizen of our nation - uya stani jaat
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                      din
                      Jan 9, 2017 at 2:25 pm
                      Great economist Blackmoney service to loot Muslim and Farmers Not Like uya congressi Rahul
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                        madan gupta
                        Jan 10, 2017 at 4:08 am
                        remove the drug mafia badals and his feet licking bjp.
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                          mayavan
                          Jan 9, 2017 at 5:43 am
                          Dr.Man Mohan Singh may be considered for Chief Minister as Congress party is likely to get full majority.He will turn Punjab a Singapore.He can do wonders
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                            indian
                            Jan 9, 2017 at 5:49 pm
                            The silent joker in the Khangrossi pack who let India be pered with impunity any other democratic country he would be impeached and disgraced for presiding over scams that further impoverished India's poor mes.lt;br/gt;A rasputin,in looks and deeds and hounded and humiliated by the Italian illiterate and her clown prince.
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                              Karthik Menon
                              Jan 10, 2017 at 3:07 am
                              HE is ruining his legacy by hanging around being a puppet - why cant he retire from politics - write some good books, lecture in global conventions in an apolitical manner about India and its positive side - what a waste of talent
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                                Raj Patil
                                Jan 11, 2017 at 1:19 am
                                BECHARA WILL SAY WHEN MADAM ASKS TO SAY.
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                                  Raoul Magic
                                  Jan 9, 2017 at 9:08 am
                                  Has the congress party hired a VENTRILOQUIST for Prof. Dr. M.M. Singh.
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                                    sumit
                                    Jan 9, 2017 at 4:49 am
                                    kattapa on his duties again.
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                                      Venkatesha Gupta
                                      Jan 9, 2017 at 4:27 am
                                      Congress party should utilise services of Dr.Manmohan Singh more and more in formulating it's economic policies, in the interest of the party and the Country.
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