effects of the under construction hydro electric project at lower Subansiri is simply baseless and is done by some motivated people with ill motive. We would assure the public that no such thing would be done that affects the Assamese people. Re investigation would be done on the agricultural land near Lower Subansiri and would ensure that land there is not adversely affected due to the construction of hydro electricity project at Lower and Middle Subansiri and Siyangdram Hydroelectric Project.
+ Congress Party and Government is committed to find scientific means for the production of electricity in this region without posing any possible threat to the bio-diversity balance of the region.
+ A special scheme would be implemented for the rehabilitation of families who became homeless in flood and erosion.
+ A scheme to provide shelter for the landless and homeless.

WELFARE OF THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS

The sacrifices of those who fought in the freedom struggle can never be repaid, but it is the duty of our Government to remember and respect those sacrifices and hence with this view Congress party’s Government has taken up various welfare schemes for these freedom fighters.
As promised, in the last 10 years the monthly pension of freedom fighters have been increased from Rs. 1500 to Rs. 8000 and they are also provided free treatment in various Government hospitals and Medical Colleges.
NEXT 5 YEARS’ ELECTION PROMISE

+ If the Congress party is voted back to power than the monthly pension of freedom fighters would be increased to Rs. 10,000 from the present Rs. 8000.
+ ‘Health Card’ would be issued to the freedom fighters so that they can have free treatment in every Government hospitals.

WELFARE OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS AND PENSIONERS

The Congress party is dedicated to work for the welfare of the senior citizens and the pensioners of our country. The senior citizens and the pensioners are to be greatly respected as they have contributed a great deal towards the development of our country.

NEXT 5 YEARS’ ELECTION PROMISE

+ It will be seen that the benefits enjoyed by the senior citizens and the pensioner during the days of present Government is not hampered and they receive the same easily.
+ Beneficiaries in the Old-age Pension, Annapurna Scheme, Health Care Scheme, Chief Minister’s