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The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will be meeting today to finalise the party’s election manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.
The manifesto which contains programmes, promises and policies of a every political party for the next five years, if the party comes to power.
According to reports Congress may release the manifesto on April 2.
The congress party’s highest decision-making body, CWC chaired by Rahul Gandhi will approve the poll document.
The party manifesto was prepared by a committee headed by P. Chidambaram, which has some leaders too.
Senior Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, A K Antony, Ahmed Patel, P Chidambaram, Mallikarjun Kharge, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and Ambika Soni will be present at the meeting.
Former congress chief ministers Oomen Chandy, Siddharamaiah, Tarun Gogoi and Harish Rawat will attend the meeting.
Jyotiraditya Scindia and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who took charge last month as AICC general secretary UP West and UP East respectively, will also be present.
The leaders at the meeting may discuss current political situation prevailing in the country and also whether Congress President Rahul Gandhi will contest from a second seat.
By Sai Kumar