CWC to discuss drought, price rise today

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New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here today to discuss the drought situation in many parts of the country and rising prices of essential commodities.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has called for the meeting to discuss ways to deal with the situation.

The meeting is taking place at a time when the party has expressed concern over price rise and asked the government to take concrete steps to make available essential commodities.

The CWC is also likely to discuss the preparations for the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Haryana.

Polls are scheduled for October in Maharashtra, whereas the Haryana elections may be preponed. (ANI)

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