Ahmedabad: Forward of civic polls in Gujarat, the opposition Congress in Vadodara metropolis has adopted a novel technique to draw younger voters, promising to construct espresso outlets, which is able to function “courting locations” for kids.
The Congress’ manifesto, which was launched on Tuesday, promised to arrange espresso outlets for kids from the center class and lower-middle-class backgrounds.
The social gathering’s metropolis unit president, Prashant Patel, stated if Congress is voted to energy, the Vadodara Municipal Company (VMC) will construct cafes, which is able to double up as courting locations, including such amenities are the necessity of the hour.
Patel stated that these facilities may also generate employment for native individuals.
Other than cafes, the town Congress additionally promised to construct clubhouses the place girls can organise kitty events at inexpensive charges.
“Espresso outlets or cafes are costly. Youths from the center and lower-middle-class can hardly afford to pay enormous payments. We’re within the 21st century and it’s our responsibility to advertise a tradition the place our kids can sit and revel in non-public moments with none concern,” Patel is quoted as saying by PTI.
Elections to 6 municipal companies in Gujarat, together with the BJP-ruled Vadodara Municipal Company, will happen on February 21. As many as 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats, and 231 taluka panchayats will go to polls on February 28.
Notably, over 60,000 college students take admission yearly at state-run MS College and three to 4 non-public universities which have campuses in and round Vadodara metropolis.