Assam Assembly Elections 2021: BJP promises to correct NRC, to deliver free cycles to school students
With four days left for the Assam Assembly Elections, BJP President JP Nadda on Tuesday announced the party's manifesto
Guwahati: With four days left for the Assam Assembly Elections, BJP President JP Nadda on Tuesday announced the party's manifesto focusing flood management, protection and development of the Assamese culture, empowerment of youths and women, correction of the NRC and check infiltrations.
Nadda while announcing BJP's "Sankalp Patra" said that there are 10 main focal issues in the manifesto to be implemented with letter and spirit after the party coming to power for the second time in Assam.
Accompanied by other central and state leaders including Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Nadda lauding the efforts of NDA government, said that the party has been working tirelessly for the past five years for the inclusive development of Assam under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, supported by Home Minister Amit Shah and the vision implemented at the grassroots level by Chief Minister, other ministers and leaders.
KEY POINTS OF THE MANIFESTO
· Under the "Mission Brahmaputra", new scientific approaches would be undertaken to stop floods in Assam and save the livelihood of people.
· To empower the women under the state's biggest flagship scheme "Orunodoi", the monthly payments of Rs 830 would be increased to Rs 3,000 covering 30 lakh deserving families.
· The BJP also promised to strengthen and protect 'Namghars' and 'Satras' (traditional Vaishnavite monasteries of Assam) and grants upto Rs 2.5 lakh to be provided to these traditional institutes.
· To boost the future of Assam's Children, free and quality education with trained teachers could be provided every child under the 'Mission Bala Unnayan' in state government-run institutions.
· Free bicycles would be given to all school students from Class VIII standard onwards.
· A process of correction and reconciliation of entries into the National Register of Citizens (NRC) under the Supreme Court mandate, would be initiated.
· To make Assam self sufficient in production of essential produce, "Assam Aahar Atmanirbharta Yojana" would be launched which would drive the state towards self sufficiency in essential food items within the next five years.
· The BJP has promised to enable youths to shine and now the new pledge is to further empower them to dream big, scale newer heights and give them the push to become stakeholders in building an "Aatmanirbhar Bharat".
· To empower Assam's citizens with land rights, 'Pattas' would be given to all landless Indian citizens of the state in a phased manner.
Elections for the 126-seat Assam Assembly would take place in three phases -- March 27, April 1 and April 6. The results will be announced on May 2.
(With inputs from IANS)