a Protest Demonstration at BJP Headquarters on 5th March 2016 against
enforcement of tax on EPF in General Budget which was adversely effecting
crores of service class people across the country. Effigy of Prime Minister
Narendra Modi was also burnt. Finally the Government had to roll back the
March 2016, AIMC held a protest against insensitive attitude of HRD Minister
Smt. Smriti Irani wherein a doctor was crushed to death under a car of her
cavalcade. Effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Smt. Smriti Irani were
burnt in front of her house. On 29th April 2016, AIMC held a demonstration
opposite BJP National Headquarters against the false allegations of the BJP Government
in the case of Augusta Westland deal in which the Government is trying to
implicate Congress leadership. The three-in-one effigy of Narendra Modi, Amit
Shah and Subramaniam Swamy was set ablaze by the protesters.
Women’s Day” was celebrated across the country by Mahila Congress units by
organizing various kinds of programs with the theme ‘UDAAN’. Some of the
programs were attended by AIMC President such as in Kerala, Delhi, Punjab,
Maharashtra, Odisha and Karnataka. All AIMC Incharges also attended the
celebrations in the States under their charge. AIMC President went to Assam from
5th April to 9th April 2016 for election campaign where she addressed huge
election rallies in a number of constituencies. She went to Nagpur to attend
the 125th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar organized by
Shri K. Raju, Chairman, SC Department, AICC.
leadership of AIMC President, Madhya
Pradesh Mahila Congress presented 3,00,000 (3 Lakh) bangles to the Chief
Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan after holding a huge
demonstration against the rising crime against women in Madhya Pradesh which is
on the number one position in the country for increasing rate of crime against
women for the past five years consecutively. Approximately 5000 Mahila Congress
functionaries joined the
President led a human chain formed by Chhattisgarh PMC in protest against the
consumption of excessive alcohol by men in the State on 19th April 2016.
& 10th March, organizational Meetings of Uttar Pradesh Mahila Congress were
convened by President UP PMC in Lucknow which were addressed by AIMC Incharges.
India Mahila Congress directed all State Mahila Congress units to hold protests
throughout the Country against the Undemocratic & Vindictive Actions of BJP
Government in the centre on 4th April. All State units organized this program
in a big way at State and District levels.
Conventions were held in Delhi on 4th & 24th April; Saraikelan and
Singhbhum Districts, Jharkhand on 9th & 11th April; Jammu on 10th April; Fatehgarh
Sahib, Jalandhar, and Amritsar Districts, Punjab on 18th, 19th & 20th April
respectively. All the conventions were attended by the AIMC Incharges of the
organized marches towards collector office in each district of Odisha against
potable water scarcity in the State on 11th April 2016. Goa PMC held a demonstration
against the misrule of BJP led Central and State Government.
Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar was celebrated by Mahila Congress
in every district across the country on 14th April 2016. Various kinds of
programs were organized on this occasion.
April, Uttar Pradesh Mahila Congress held a meeting of Mahila Incharges of 18
Divisions to take a stock of the organizational activities in districts under
their charge. On 22nd April Shri Prashant Kishore, election strategist,
appointed by the AICC for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, convened a meeting
of entire Mahila Congress organization of Uttar Pradesh to invite suggestions
regarding success of the Party in forthcoming Assembly Elections early next
to create awareness on severe water crises in Gujarat, Mahila Congress is
participating in Pani Yatras held in 14 different locations across the State. Though
the program is organized by and held under the umbrella of Gujarat PCC, Mahila
Congress registered its presence with great enthusiasm.
held a protest rally against chit fund scam in the State in which hundreds of
people were cheated and consequently lost their money. Chandigarh Mahila
Congress held protest against BJP for the shortage of Water in the city.