BJP promises 24x7 power supply, free mopeds to girls in Chhattisgarh Vows To Root Out Naxalism From State
Raipur: Eyeing a fourth consecutive term, the ruling BJP released its poll manifesto on Saturday vowing to root out Naxalism, ensure round-the-clock power supply throughout the state, give farmers above 60 years a pension of Rs1,000 a month pension, and free mopeds to meritorious girl students.
BJP president Amit Shah, while releasing the manifesto, said, Chhattisgarh has “marched towards progress under CM Raman Singh”.
“Containing the spread of Naxalism is one of the major achievements of our government,” Shah said, claiming that Chhattisgarh has become a hub of steel, power and aluminium industries and an education powerhouse within 15 years.
CM Raman Singh promised Rs 1,000-per-month pension to small and medium farmers and landless labourers aged above 60, and increasing MSP on minor forest produce by 1.5 times.
Raipur, Atal Nagar (Naya Raipur), Bhilai, Durg and Rajnandgaon will be developed as state capital region, and universities will be set up for development of Hindi and Chhattisgarhi language.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Gurudwara Singh Sabha, in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh Saturday