Opp. vows to scrap Centre’s farm laws, give 10 lakh jobs
Manifesto targets Nitish for failing to get special status
The RJD led grand alliance on Saturday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections.
The manifesto titled “Sankalp Patra” was released in the presence of Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shakti Singh Gohil and three left parties – CPI, CPI ( M) and CPI ( ML).
The grand alliance has been holding Nitish Kumar led NDA government responsible for unemployment, bad law and order scenario, flood and COVID crisis in the state.
Using the occasion to hit out at Nitish Kumar and the NDA government at the Centre over the special status for Bihar RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that “there is a double
engine government and Nitish Kumar has governed the state for almost 15 years but Bihar has not been accorded the special category status. I don’t think US President Donald Trump will come and make an announcement”.
The renewed demand for special status by the RJD has aroused the political temperature in pollbound Bihar.
Political analysts claim that demand for special status has been a key issue for Nitish Kumar and his party JD( U) since he came to power in 2005. In 2009, despite being in alliance with the BJP, Nitish Kumar had created a stir in Bihar politics by announcing his support to any party which helped the state gets special status.
The grand alliance manifesto also promises to create job opportunities for youths of the state and loan waivers for farmers.
Major points included in the grand alliance joint manifesto is 10 lakh jobs for youths, scrapping of farm laws enacted by the central government, examination fee waiver for students and same pay for same work.
“Our priority is to create job opportunities for youths so that migration could be stopped. As
Devotees take holy dips in the Ganga river as they perform rituals on the first day of Navratri festival in Prayagraj Saturday.