Himachal Pradesh state Congress chief Pratibha Singh has said that the BJP’s double engine – Central and state governments have only promoted corruption, inflation and unemployment, making the life of common man difficult.
Addressing a “mega” women’s conference in Rampur Bushahr on Monday, home town of Congress stalwart and former CM Virbhadra Singh, the Congress leader called on women to come forward to join politics for the development of their areas.
With the event marking attendence of thousands of women, the Congress state chief displayed the party’s political strength in the area.
On the occasion, Singh also honoured women party workers and office bearers. She felicited the women cadre by giving them an amount of Rs 20,000.
She said that the Himachal government is ignoring the development of Rampur area and the projects that were initiated during the former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s tenure have “come to a halt”. “People can never forget the works of his (Virbhadra Singh’s) time.”
Congress President Pratibha Singh, Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, Shimla Rural MLA Vikramaditya Singh, Rampur MLA Nand Lal, Rohru MLA Mohan Lal Brakta, Mahila Congress President Zainab Chandel were also present in the function.