BJP in its recent manifesto for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, has promised to offer 5 crore jobs in the upcoming five years and houses for all by the year 2022. The significant promise of the saffron party includes making Maharashtra a $1 trillion economy.
The party has also added that it would seek prestigious Bharat Ratna for all the social activists and social reformers Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and Savitribai Phule, and Indian independence activist Veer Savarkar.
The BJP also aims to create a staggering Rs 16,000 crore worth Marathwada drinking water grid project in the upcoming five years if it comes to power in the state, it’s manifesto stated.
Apart from its confirmation to invest up to Rs 5 lakh crore in infrastructure projects in the state, it has also promised to create a separate maintenance department in order to keep a fresh tab of ongoing highway projects.
BJP working president JP Nadda has released the party manifesto (Sankalpapatra) along with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, state party president Chandrakant Patil and Mumbai unit head Mangal Prabhat Lodha.
While releasing the manifesto, Nadda lavished praise on Fadnavis, adding that “the chief minister has changed the political culture of Maharashtra”. Maharashtra was previously a state “full of corruption”, but now it is “free of corruption”, he added.
“We’ll connect the entire Maharashtra state with internet through Bharat Net and Maharashtra Net. With the Prime Minister’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana and Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya Yojana, we’ll ensure no one is left behind.
We are committed to giving Maharashtra an all-inclusive government,” he said. Polling for all 288 Assembly seats in the state will be held on October 21 and counting of votes will take place on October 24.
(With inputs from Business Today)