FACT CHECK

Some Talk, Some Walk the Talk

A research into Congress manifestos of 2004 and 2009 reveals that there were many promises that were made by the party. However, many of the major promises remained unfulfilled despite the party having been in power for ten years. In fact, there are promises which have been repeated through two manifestos in 2004 and 2009, but were never fulfilled.

Interestingly, some of their major promises which had constituted as burning issues of the day and which had required strong political will, have been finally delivered by PM Modi. Here are some of those undelivered promises of Congress.

Direct Income Support to Farmers

Provision of Electricity to Each Household

Fulfilling the Demand of One Rank One Pension

Implementation of GST

Connecting All Villages to a Broadband Network

Ensuring Highest Level of Defence Preparedness

Maintaining High Growth with Fiscal Prudence and Low Inflation

Ensuring Health Security for All

Reservation to Economically Weaker Sections