Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley among other senior BJP leaders were present at the mega event of the Bharatiya Janata Party, where the party members gathered to release their manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.
The BJP manifesto read: We will increase the coverage of Ayushman Bharat to include all Anganwadi workers and ASHA workers to ensure improved health and social support system. BJP is committed to 33% reservation in parliament and state assemblies through a constitutional amendment.
The BJP manifesto read: “We will create new opportunities of employment by providing more support to the 22 major ‘Champion Sectors’ identified as the main drivers of Indian economy. We will launch a new scheme to provide collateral-free credit up to 50 lakh for entrepreneurs.”
The BJP manifesto on Article 370 read: We are committed to overcome all obstacles that come in the way of development and provide adequate financial resources to all the regions of the state. We reiterate our position since the time of the Jan Sangh to the abrogation of Article 370. We are commited to annulling Article 35A of the Constitution of India as the provision is discriminatory against non-permanent residents and women of Jammu and Kashmir.
While addressing at the mega event, party President Amit Shah said, “In 2014, the people of the country gave us a massive mandate and PM Modi became the PM. Despite a massive mandate on our own, we made an NDA government in 2014.”
“In these 5 years, the BJP has worked towards providing a decisive government under the leadership of Narendra Modi. Our country is now counted as a world power. I believe our position in the world will improve further,” Shah added.
Rajnath Singh addressed the people saying, “The sankalp patra (or manifesto) is being presented as a vision document to 130 crore Indians. The manifesto was prepared after taking suggestions from various people.Our images has improved internationally. We are now aiming to be among the top 3 counties in the world.”
“People of the country see hope in PM Narendra Modi. We have been successful in setting up a responsible, sensitive government. We are fully committed towards nationalism. We had a zero tolerance policy towards terrorism. It will continue till terror is not eliminated completely. We will use full force to stop infiltration,” Rajnath added.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said, “This manifesto has not been prepared with a tukde-tukde mindset. It is not even prepared with an ‘Ivy league’ mindset. This has been prepared with strong nationalist vision. Those who have delivered in the past have a credibility to deliver in the future.”
“Our new security doctrine has made India among the most powerful nations in the world. Our new terror policy of striking terror in its root has received global support. Our fiscal prudence since 1947 has been the best ever for any government. The essence of BJP’s manifesto is to deplete poverty over next five years to single digit, and then eventually eliminate it,” Jaitley added.