AGP’s poll promise

AGP’s poll promise
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Mar 23 2009. 04 25 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Mar 23 2009. 04 25 PM IST
Guwahati: Political solution of the insurgency problem in Assam, rooting out of fundamentalism, halting of infiltration were some of the poll assurances given by regional party Asom Gana Parishad for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Monday.
Releasing the party manifesto, AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary said his party assured the people that they would carry the voice of the people to Parliament, implement the Assam Accord, work for welfare of ethnic communities and inclusion of six agitating communities in the scheduled tribe list.
An upper house in the state assembly, resolution of the recurring floods and erosion problem, resolution of Assam’s border disputes with neighbouring states, declaring agriculture as an industry and introduction of federal structure were some of its other poll promises.
The party also promised improvement of railway services and welfare of women, children, old and economically backward people.
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First Published: Mon, Mar 23 2009. 04 25 PM IST