New Delhi: The Congress party on Sunday adopted the Udaipur Declaration on the final day of the three-day Chitan Shivir in which it has demanded that caste census report should be made public, pressed for an MSP guarantee act and that the party will reserve 50 per cent posts for people below 50, among others, reported news agency IANS.
Party General Secretary Ajay Maken reading the statement said that this resolution was adopted by the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest-decision making body on Sunday, and the party will move forward from here to take on BJP.
Here are the highlights of the three-day shivir.
- The Congress, in its political resolution stated that it will include all the sections of society in the party and will fight over the attack on core values of the constitution. The resolution also mentioned the Chinese incursion in Indian territory.
- The party will set up a public insight group, and election management committee, and a political affairs committee in the states as a part of organisational restructuring adding that one session each of the AICC and the PCC will be held per year.
- The party has also approved the ‘one family one ticket’ decision but the higher age group cap could not find any mention in the final resolution.
- The party said that the core ideology has not been compromised as has been suggested by some leaders and will take the BJP head on through economic and social issues.
- Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi announced ‘Bharat Jodo’ padyatra which will embark from October 2 and will also set a task force for internal reforms within a week.
- An advisory body will also be constituted to advise the Congress President in day-to-day functioning.