MCD Polls: Congress' 'positive' manifesto will not attack those in power, says Tharoor

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday asserted that his party will be approaching the people of Delhi soon with a positive agenda and unprecedented professional manner.

"The Congress party is trying to approach this election in an unprecedented professional manner where 39,000 workers have been contacted and voices recorded in order to understand their preference for the choice of candidate. So it's with a positive agenda and manner that we will be approaching the people of Delhi," Tharoor said.

Tharoor further stated that the MCD elections will cater to issues like finance, environment, health and many more that Delhi want to resolve.

"We are also going in with a positive manifesto not criticizing those in power or attacking the failures and deficiencies of those who are there. We are instead talking in terms on what we can achieve with very specific proposal, like Salman Khurshid on health and me on education others will speak on finance and environment issues that Delhi want to resolve," said Tharoor.

The date for the elections to the three municipal corporations was postponed by a day to April 23, keeping the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examination in mind.

The date for counting of votes has also been extended to April 26. (ANI)