Assembly Election 2021 News Updates: Home Minister Amit Shah today released the BJP’s manifesto in Kolkata. The manifesto’s main theme is Sonar Bangla. The BJP has promised to implement seventh pay commission for government jobs, provide citizenship to refugees under CAA, 30 per cent job quota for women, three AIIMS in Jungle Mahal, Sunderban and North Bengal.
For educated youth, at every block, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose BPOs will be started. Among the announcements are Rs 20,000 crore Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Fund for infrastructure of schools, 5 Universities at par with IITs and IIMs, new ambulance services, One Nation, One Health ID card, 10,000 start-ups with subsidized rooms, a mulberry silk research centre in Murshidabad, Kadambani Ganguly Health Infrastructure Fund worth Rs 10,000 crore, ASHA workers’ basic pay to be increased by Rs 2000 to Rs 6,000, and Rs 4,000 for every landless farmer.
Earlier in the day, the Home Minister addressed a public meeting at Egra in Purba Medinipur. During the rally, TMC MP and Suvendu Adhikari’s father Shishir Adhikari joined the BJP. Sisir Adhikari joined the BJP at Home Minister Amit Shah’s rally in Bengal. During a brief speech, he said, “Save Bengal from atrocities, we are with you, our family is with you. Jai Siya Ram, Jai Bharat.”