Madhya Pradesh local body polls: Cong offers sops for women
Bhopal, Nov 18 (PTI) Congress in Madhya Pradesh today promised to construct atleast 25 modern toilets each in all metro cities of the state for women, if it wins the upcoming local body elections.
“We will construct 25 toilets for women only in each of the state’s metro cities if the people bless us with power in the coming local body elections in Madhya Pradesh,” stated the Congress manifesto, which was released by MP party unit president Arun Yadav.
The toilets will be maintained by women only, it said.
Senior Congress leader and former minister Sajjan Singh Verma was also present during the release of the manifesto for the local body polls to be held later this month and in the first week of December.
The manifesto also promised construction of similar facilities near public places, railway stations, bus stands, main squares, gardens and religious places to deal with the problem of shortage of toilets there.
Focusing on cleanliness, the manifesto said that on the lines of Telangana’s Suryapeth and Tamil Nadu’s Namkallam, the cities in Madhya Pradesh will be made totally clean with the help of people.
The manifesto also promised a number of other sops, including introduction of environment friendly e-rickshaw in cities which will generate employment for large number of people, single-point single-tax facility by abolishing multi- tax system, regularisation of contractual employees and RO water booths.