Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will also address one rally in the state while Rahul Gandhi will be addressing public meetings at least in four places, sources in the All India Congress Committee said adding that the PCC is keen that Rahul addresses at least six meetings there.
Notwithstanding the controversy surrounding the issue of land deals in party-ruled Haryana, the Congress has decided to make it a big issue in the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Himachal Pradesh where it alleges that huge tracts of land have been given to people who are not from the state.
"Farmers were fleeced and the BJP government acted as a middle man buying land from farmers at cheap rates for different purposes and then selling them to others for totally different ends. We will launch a campaign against it," AICC general secretary in-charge for the state Chaudhary Birender Singh told PTI.
In the manifesto, which will be released in the presence of Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Birender Singh, the Congress has also promised to hold a comprehensive inquiry into alleged corruption during the BJP government in the last five years.
The Congress has already come out with a "chargesheet" on the issue.