UPA government worked for minorities: Sonia Gandhi

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 14: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Monday said the UPA government has done a good job in uplifting the living conditions of the minorities.

“We have formulated policies to provide higher education to youth, especially the girls, by giving them scholarships under the Maulana Azad Foundation,” she said while addressing an election rally here.

“The Congress has always worked for social and economic development of the backward class and will continue to do so,” Gandhi said.

The Congress has provided free treatment and medicines to the poor, she said.

The Congress chief said more police stations will be opened with 25 percent of women police officers as mentioned in the Congress manifesto, if the party comes to power.

IANS