GUWAHATI, Feb 26 - All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi today said the party workers should aim at bagging at least 20 seats out of the total 25 seats in the region in the upcoming general elections.
Gandhi, while addressing the meeting of the presidents of the district and block level Congress committees here on the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra premises, urged the party workers to pull up their socks to get the desired poll outcome.
The meeting was attended by presidents of all block level and district level committees of the Congress along with its senior leaders from across the region.
Gandhi said the main agenda concerning this region for the ensuing polls will be NRC, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and unemployment.
The AICC president, in his speech, expressed discontentment at people being attacked for voicing out against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. �The farmers� community in the State is also facing a lot of hurdles,� he said.
He assured to take an uncompromising role in saving the cultural identity of the northeastern region. Gandhi also asserted that if voted to power, the party will transform the North East into an academic hub.
Moreover, the meeting also condemned the Pulwama terror attack along with the hooch tragedy in Assam and the current unrest in Arunachal Pradesh.