The Bharatiya Janata Party has released its manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 in the presence of the BJP National President JP Nadda, CM Bhupendra Patel, and State President CR Patil.
The Congress and the AAP have also made tempting promises earlier. Promises made by the Congress include changing the name of Narendra Modi Stadium to Sardar Patel.
The AAP has made promises like free electricity. The BJP had sought suggestions from the people for it’d manifesto. In this regard, the party started the “Agresar Gujarat campaign” on 15th November. A BJP official had said that we are trying to reach out to around 1 crore people of Gujarat so that everyone’s view can be taken care of in the manifesto.
Releasing the manifesto, JP Nadda said that this resolution letter is more than a mere document for them. We walk the talk, We do what we say, he said.
On this occasion, CR Patil said the opinion of 1 crore people of Gujarat was taken through a WhatsApp number for formulating the Sankalp Patra. Even children of the college-going students also expressed their opinions, he said.
Highlights of the BJP’s manifesto
- The BJP allocates Rs 10,000 crore under Gujarat Agriculture Infrastructure Fund
- Rs 25,000 crore investment to expand the irrigation network
- Gaushalas will be strengthened with an additional investment of 500 crores.
- 1000 additional mobile veterinary units to be set up
- There is a proposal to set up a seafood park each in South Gujarat and Saurashtra.
- Promises to build India’s first blue economy industrial corridor and strengthen fishing infrastructure
The Congress has made these promises
The Congress has focused on education, health, women, farmers, youth, safe Gujarat, social justice, and corona victims in its manifesto. There is a promise of giving old pension to government employees along with gas cylinders for Rs 500 to housewives, 300 units of free electricity. The Congress has promised free medicines along with free transplant of kidney, liver, and heart along with free treatment worth Rs 10 lakh to every Gujarati.
The Congress has promised to make education free from KG to PG for all girls of the state. The Congress has promised to open 3000 new English medium government schools and establish modern educational institutions in the state.
The AAP has promised to restore the old pension scheme if it forms the government in the state.
Voting for 182 seats in Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 1 and 5. The counting of votes will take place on December 8.