Ludhiana: The ‘Jawani Sambhal Yatra’ of the Congress party was flagged off from here on Thursday on third day of the yatra, senior Congress leader Kishori Lal flagged off the yatra. The yatra was given massive reception at Dakha and finally finishing the day at Jagraon.
The Leader of Opposition and the Congress Legislature Party leader Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday assured one job per family after the party forms government in the state in February 2017 elections. The Congress party will have separate department to ensure that this promise is accomplished in the first year of the rule.
Channi is presently undertaking ‘Jawani Sambhal Yatra’ on the issues of drugs, unemployment. The week-long yatra would culminate at Talwandi Sabo on October 3. In three days, the yatra has travelled more than 150 Kms starting from Sri Chamkaur Sahib, Khamano, Samrala, Ludhiana, Dakha and Jagraon.
Slamming the Badal government for its dismal record on the issue of giving unemployment allowance despite making tall promises, Channi said as per the official figures, only 1913 unemployed were given allowance since 2012 till now.
MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu, MLA Surinder Dawar, DCC (U) president Gurpreet Gogi, Kulwant Singh Sidhu, Rajiv Raja besides several others were present.
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