Delhi MCD polls: Congress gears for intense campaign, ropes in 90 leaders from across the nation

Local issues have become the core focus of the grand old party that is working towards making an inroads into Delhi municipal corporation.

The Congress is leaving no stone unturned to emerge victorious in the upcoming Delhi municipal election. The grand old party has adapted the 'think global, go local' motto for its poll campaigning.

Local issues have become the core focus of the party that is working towards making an inroads into Delhi municipal corporation.

The party is also working with a holistic approach and aims to bring solutions to local issues with a global view. Unlike extravagant rallies, the party will organize small gatherings in the ward-level to mobilise voters.

Apart from local leaders, the party has also sought the help of nearly 90 leaders from other states including Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

The party has also taken measures to ensure that they reach out to the youth.

They will be organizing street plays and flash mobs during their poll campaigns. Apart from the interactive methods, the party will also display presentation of its manifesto in popular hotels, restaurant, market, railway station and metro station.

EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS

Congress is banking on three key issues for the MCD polls, Education, Environment and Economics. Prominent leaders like Jairam Ramesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Shashi Tharoor and Salman Khurshid will be talking on these key issues as part of the party's campaign.

The party has no plans yet for any massive rallies across the national capital. However, sources have indicated that it will rope in Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as 'star' campaigner for the Delhi MCD polls.

Also, the party will not take help of master strategist Prashant Kishor for the upcoming polls. The campaign for the MCD polls has been charted by DPCC chief Ajay Maken and Delhi Congress in charge PC Chacko.

The MCD polls are scheduled for April 23 and is counting is scheduled for April 26.

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