Following the announcement of polls in five states, the Congress has said that it is prepared for the battle ahead and the country’s oldest party will fight for the youths, farmers and other sections of society.
Elections for 403 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh will be held from February 10, said the Election on Saturday. EC has also announced the polling dates in five states.
The majority of the pahses will be in February when it is expected that the third wave of COVID-19 will be at peak.
The polling dates will be February 10, 14, 20, Uttar Pradesh would go to polls on February 10, 14, 20, 23 and March 3 and 7; Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand would vote on February 14, while Manipur will have voting in two phases, February 27 and March 3, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra announced.
Congress General Secretary Organization K.C. Venugopal said, “From constant attacks on the basic rights & lives of our farmers to the unending price rise that have emptied our common citizens, from failing to stop Chinese aggression at the borders to mishandling internal peace, Congress will unitedly fight each and every failure of the BJP.”
“ECI has announced the schedule for the elections in 5 states. Congress is fully prepared to fight in unison with farmers, youth, women, and all our people; against the arrogant & apathetic BJP. We are confident people will bestow faith in @INCIndia once again,” he added.
For Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand it will be a single phase voting while, Manipur will go for polls on two days.