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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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  1. 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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