Bihar Election 2020 Latest News: On Wednesday, Congress released its manifesto for the Bihar assembly elections. It has promised to create 10 lakh government jobs, give farm loan waiver, and Rs 1,500 monthly allowance to unemployment youth.
FM Sitharaman's address comes a day after the government announced new production linked incentives under another Rs 2 lakh crore PLI scheme for 10 major manufacturing sectors.
Bihar Election Latest Updates: Finance Minister NIrmala Sitharaman today released the BJP’s manifesto for Bihar Assembly polls. The BJP’s poll manifesto has 5 sutra, 1 target and 11 resolution — which is focused on mainly five agenda of education, village, industry, betterment of farmers and health sector of Bihar. The BJP has promised free Covid-19 vaccination in Bihar. It has also promised to appoint 3 lakh teachers in one year in all types of schools, universities and institutes of higher education.
The BJP has also promised to make medical education including technical education in Bihar available in Hindi language. It has promised to develop supply chain of special crop products like maize, fruits, vegetable, chuda, makhana, paan, masala, honey, mentha, medicinal plants across the state. It will add 1000 new FPOs in Bihar.
“This will create 10 lakh employment opportunities in the state,” says BJP in its manifesto.
Releasing the documents, Nirmala Sitharaman appealed to all the people of the state to vote for NDA and make it win. She said that Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Minister of Bihar for the next 5 years. “Under his rule, Bihar will become a progressive and developed state of India,” she said
The BJP is contesting the election with JDU of Nitish Kumar, VIP of Mukesh Sahani and HAM of Jitan Ram Manjhi.
On Wednesday, Congress released its manifesto for the Bihar assembly elections. It has promised to create 10 lakh government jobs, give farm loan waiver, and Rs 1,500 monthly allowance to unemployment youth. It has also assured the farmers of 50 per cent rebate in electricity bills and repeal of the three farm laws brought by the Centre. The Congress is contesting 70 out of the 243 assembly seats in alliance with the RJD, and three Left parties. The RJD will contest 144 seats, CPI(ML) 19, CPI six and CPI(M) four.