Punjab BJP Manifesto 2017

punjab-bjp-manifesto-2017Punjab BJP Manifesto 2017: BJP on Sunday promised a slew of populist schemes in its manifesto for Punjab Assembly poll like providing sugar and ghee at low prices, houses to the poor, land to Dalits and backwards, besides assuring Rs. five lakh assistance to the families affected by militancy. Union Minister Arun Jaitley, while releasing the document in Jalandhar, said the BJP’s manifesto is particularly aimed at improving the social infrastructure in Punjab, even as he slammed the Congress for its policies which he alleged paved way for militancy in Punjab in 1980s and termed its 2002-2007 tenure in power as “most dishonest and corrupt.”
In its 16-page manifesto, the BJP has assured a house to every poor family, besides promising a 5-8 marla plot of land to Dalits and those belonging to the backward class. The SAD ally has also promised a job to at least one member from each family. The BJP manifesto has also announced Rs. 5 lakh in financial assistance to the families which were affected by militancy in Punjab. It also talks of setting up of a ‘Farmers Income Commission’ which will provide an assistance of Rs. 10 lakh to the families of traders or farmers in the event of their sudden death. On the education front, the manifesto assures making free the studies of girls till Ph.D. level. It also talks of implementing the Seventh Pay Commission, raising the retirement age to 60 years, setting up of five PGIs, group housing for journalists, among others.

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