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The Congress party released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections on Thursday
The Congress party released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections on Thursday|File image
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Mizoram polls: Cong manifesto promises ‘free laptops’ for students

Ruling party in state also pledges to continue with its two flagship programmes for farmers and youths

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Aizawl: In its manifesto released for the upcoming Mizoram Assembly elections on Thursday, the Congress party has promised to provide free laptops to students who have cleared Class 10 and above if it returns to power in the state. The state is going to polls for its 40 assembly constituencies on November 28.

The ruling party also pledged to continue with its two flagship programmes for farmers and youths, as per the manifesto released by state chief minister Lal Thanhawla.

Meanwhile, the party also promised to continue with its New Land Use Policy (NLUP) for the farmers and New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) for unemployed youths.

The Congress manifesto also promised housing for the poor in rural areas and residential quarters for employees of police and education departments.

The party also promised to set up more rehabilitation centres for drug addicts and alcoholics across the state.