Dima Hasao District Congress Committee released manifesto of INC Wednesday in Rajiv Bhavan in Haflong, Dima Hsaso. On the occasion Nirmal Langthsas, President (DHDCC), Daniel Lnagthasa, Elected Congress MAC of NCHAC and other Sr leader of party were present. During the release it emphasize and promised to restore ‘special category’ status to the Northeastern states, withdraw the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and enhance financial assistance to Autonomous District Councils, if it comes to power at the Centre. While acknowledging the importance of Autonomous District Councils within the region, promises to enhance financial assistance to these Councils, Congress also promised to substantially increase the budget outlays for infrastructure and social sector development in the North-eastern states, especially for railways, roads, communication, connectivity and tourism. “We will provide sufficient funds to address the development gaps in education and healthcare,” it further read.
Nirmal Singh, Hill Dist Bureau Chief, NE INDIA