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BJP announces sops for women, farmers in MP

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Published : Nov 12, 2023, 1:24 am IST
Updated : Nov 12, 2023, 1:24 am IST

Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who was present on the occasion said that “We will implement every word of the ‘Sankalp Patra’”

BJP national president J.P. Nadda along with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and others release election manifesto in Bhopal on Saturday. (Twitter)
 BJP national president J.P. Nadda along with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and others release election manifesto in Bhopal on Saturday. (Twitter)

Bhopal: Employment for at least one member of each family, LPG cylinder at Rs 450, retention of ‘Ladli Behna’ scheme, pension for senior citizens and free education to girls are among the key promises made in the manifesto of BJP released for poll-bound Madhya Pradesh here on Saturday.

Unveiling party’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ (resolution document), BJP national president J P Nadda said that unlike other political parties whose policy is ‘make promises, then forget them’, his party always ensured that each and every pledge made by it is executed.

Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who was present on the occasion said that “We will implement every word of the ‘Sankalp Patra’”.

The manifesto has announced sops for women, farmers, youth and tribals.

The party has promised to provide employment to each family in the state if BJP retains power in the state.

The party has pledged provision of subsidised LPG cylinder at Rs 450.

The manifesto has declared to retain the ‘Ladli Behna’ scheme of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government if it forms government in the state in the November 17 assembly elections.

The state government is currently providing financial assistance of Rs 1,250 per month under ‘Ladli Behna’ scheme to 1.36 crore women beneficiaries.

The manifesto has pledged to expand the ‘Ladli Behna’ scheme to provide houses to the beneficiaries also.

It has promised to provide every house with 100 units of electricity for Rs 100.

The BJP has promised procurement of paddy and wheat at Rs 3,100 per quintal and Rs 2,700 per quintal respectively.

Free education will be provided to the girls up to post-graduation.

The BJP has assured a monthly pension of Rs 1,500 each to the senior citizens and the physically challenged persons.

The party has pledged Rs 20,000 crore-investment for the development of health infrastructure in the state and also metro rail for Gwalior-Chambal and Mahakoshal regions.

The tendu leaf collectors will be given Rs 4,000 per bag of the forest produce.

The party has promised to provide nutritious breakfast along with mid-day meals in the government-run schools.

An annual stipend of Rs 10,000 to unemployed youth has been promised in the manifesto.

The Congress released its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh on October 17.

 

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