BJP releases ‘Sankalp Patra’

With the Lok Sabha polls approaching, BJP today has released Sankalp Patra, its election manifesto.

Key points of the manifesto:

  • The BJP has promised to pass the Citizenship Amendment Bill if voted to power in the coming Lok Sabha Elections. Releasing its manifesto- Sankalp Patra, for the LS polls, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Citizenship Amendment Bill will be passed in the next five years.

  • The party promises strengthen the strike capability of the armed forces by equipping them with modern equipment.
  • Will implement PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana ensuring pension for small and marginal farmers after 60 years of age.
  • Commits to make India a US $5 trillion economy by 2025 and US $10 trillion economy by 2032.
  • BJP has also talked about setting up one Medical College or Post Graduate Medical College in every district, through public or private participation, by 2024 and also targetting provision of telemedicine and diagnostic laboratory facilities at Health and Wellness Centres by 2022.
  • Will create new opportunities of employment by providing more support to the 22 major ‘Champion Sectors’ identified as the main drivers of Indian economy and will launch a new scheme to provide collateral-free credit up to ₹50 lakh for entrepreneurs.
  • To cater to the demands of more schools like KVs, we aim to open another 200 such schools by 2024.
  • The party will also increase the coverage of Ayushman Bharat to include all Anganwadi workers and ASHA workers to ensure improved health and social support system and is committed to 33% reservation in parliament & state assemblies through a constitutional amendment.
  • Expanding the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan scheme to cover all small shopkeepers, BJP is committed to bringing down the percentage of families living below the poverty line to a single digit in the next five years.
  • They have also promised to explore all possibilities within the framework of the Constitution and all necessary efforts to facilitate the expeditious construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. The party has  reiterated their stand to draft a Uniform Civil Code.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah are present at the launch event.

The members of its parliamentary board are also present at the occasion.

It may be noted that BJP released its Sankalp Patra for Odisha in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. BJP Chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were present on the occasion.

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