Sonia further said, “Your vote will elect the government,” she said and appealed to the people to vote for Congress.
Gandhi said the UPA government gave the Right to Education, introduced midday meal scheme, passed Food Security Act to ensure food to people and brought Right to Information Act which gave a weapon to people helping expose many cases of corruption after which the guilty were punished.
To protect the interests of farmers, Land Acquisition Act was passed and now the lands of farmers cannot be acquired without their consent and they would be entitled to full compensation, she said.
Gandhi promised free medicines and treatment to poor and pensions to disabled, old age people and destitute.
She said Congress always worked hard to strengthen the basic infrastructure in rural and urban areas and pursued the path of development, prosperity to strengthen the democracy.
Lauding the state government, Gandhi said Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his team have done good work in the state and asked the people for their support to continue the “good work”.