Cong to take peace process forward: Rahul

Mazbat (Assam): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday assured the people of Assam that the peace process in the state would be taken forward if the party returned to power for the third successive term.

"Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has initiated the peace process in the state and if he returns to power it will be taken forward during the next five years," he told an election rally here.

The Congress government has initiated several youth-oriented policies and the party has given an opportunity to the youths in the ongoing Assembly polls in the state, he said.

"In Gogoi, we have a man with experience and vision. The next government in Assam will be a blend of youth and experience," he said.

Gandhi appealed to the voters to give youths a chance and elect leaders of the future.

The Congress General Secretary was on a day-long visit to the state to woo voters in Chaygaon, Raha and Mazbat constituencies where the Congress has fielded youth candidates – Rekibuddin Ahmed, Piyush Hazarika and Jitu Kishan.