Skip to content Skip to navigation

Cong gears up for polls focussing tea community

Jorhat: Congress is gearing up for the 2021 assembly polls. The poll mood in the party gathers steam with the week long visit of AICC state in charge Jitendra Singh. 

On day maiden visit to the state in this capacity, Singh held a brain storming meeting of the party's tea community leaders in Dibrugarh. 

The party is trying it's best to consolidate the tea community votes. This was what Singh said as he met the tea community leaders from 40 assembly seats on Sunday.  

Singh said that if Congress comes to power the tea workers would get Rs 350 as daily wage.  

He is attending another party meeting in Jorhat on Monday. During his week long visit Singh will hold party meetings in Nagaon, North Assam,  Barpeta and Cachar.  He is also expected to discuss the proposed poll alliance with AIUDF. 

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff.

Add new comment

Random Stories

CBI to probe BT AD riot: Gogoi

8 Aug 2012 - 3:36am | editor
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said on Tuesday that CBI will probe into the group clash in Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri districts where death toll has gone upto 73. Addressing a press conference...

Love is the missing link in War-on-Terror

8 Oct 2007 - 1:49am | editor
The recent declaration by the United Nations to commemorate October 2 ( birthday of Mahatma Gandhi) as 'International Day of Non violence' is simply a reassertion of the need for a violence...

Demand for women-only city bus service

3 Jan 2013 - 11:13am | Raktim Baruah
Amid decry of the recent cases of violence against women and frequent harassment in the public transport, some Guwahati based organisations raise demand for women-only city bus service in Guwahati. A...