Feb 092012

(ANI): Addressing a rally here on Wednesday, Sonia Gandhi said that her party would take all possible measures to ensure that Uttar Pradesh takes to the path of growth.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has promised “incredible” governance if her party is voted to power in Uttar Pradesh.

“Under the leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, The UPA Government has started the MNREGA scheme to provide hundred days of employment to poor people in villages. In order to provide such basic amenities as electricity, roads and housing, we have started the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM),” she said.

“Congress Party is struggling to make Uttar Pradesh a better state. We are contesting elections here so that we can help it to scale new heights of development and progress. We are fighting elections to restore the prestige of Uttar Pradesh. The Congress Party fulfils the promises, which it makes. The Congress Party has already started working on the promises that it had mentioned in its manifesto,” Gandhi added.

She further said that the party had launched several welfare schemes for the poor and minority groups.

n order to provide electricity to every house in villages, we have started the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana. In order to provide medical facilities in villages, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has been started by us,” she added.he also accused the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of siphoning off money given by the Central Government to the Uttar Pradesh Government.

Expressing concern over the state’s deplorable condition, Gandhi said: “Looking at the current serious situation of the state, I hope that you will once again trust the Congress party and you will help our candidates win with huge margin. I assure you that we will always protect your trust.” (ANI)

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