Election 2021 Live Updates: Amit Shah promises insurance worth Rs 3 lakh for fishermen in Bengal

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Updated: March 23, 2021 1:03:55 pm

Election 2021 Live Updates: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be campaigning in Kerala today.

Election 2021 Live Updates West bengal Assam kerala tamil nadu puducherry amit shah rahul gandhiIn West Bengal, voting for the first phase will take place on March 27.

Election 2021 Live Updates: BJP president JP Nadda today released its Sankalp Patra/manifesto for Assam Elections. Launching the 10 Sankalps, the party said that its 10 Sankalps are for an Aatmanirbhar Assam and to fulfil the pledge of Sabhyata, Suraksha, Vikas. JP Nadda said that the party will bring in corrected NRC. He also said that Orunodoi payments, which are now Rs 830/month will be increased to Rs 3,000/month. As many as 30 lakh deserving families will be paid financial support of Rs 3,000 per month under Orunodoi Scheme, he said. Meanwhile, addressing a rally from Silchar, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath hit out at Congress for not doing any development for Assam in the last few decades.

Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah today addressed a rally from Gosaba. He claimed that Mamata Banerjee government failed to deliver on the promises. Shah urged people to vote for the BJP. He said that the saffron party will work to provide clean drinking water through taps to every household in the state. Shah will also be campaigning for party candidates in Medinipur. While 30 assembly constituencies including Purulia, Purba Medinipur (Part 1), Paschim Medinipur (Part 1), Bankura and Jhargram will go to polls in phase-I, Gosaba, an SC-reserved constituency will go to polls in Phase-2. BJP has fielded Chitta (Barun) Pramanik from Gosaba while Shamit Dash will contest from Medinipur. While Phase-I election will take place on March 27, voting for the second phase will be held on April 1. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi is in Kerala for campaigning. Rahul Gandhi yesterday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the fuel price hike and its economic policies, accusing it of taking money from the pockets of people instead of putting it in their hand, as launched his second leg of campaign for the April 6 assembly elections in Kerala.

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    13:03 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    West Bengal Elections 2021 Live: 'Bhatija' (Mamata's nephew) and company swindled central money sent for Amphan relief, alleges Amit Shah at Gosaba rally

    'Bhatija' (Mamata's nephew) and company swindled central money sent for Amphan relief: Amit Shah at Gosaba rally

    13:00 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    West Bengal Elections: When the BJP government comes to Bengal, it will provide free travel for women in any government transport, says Amit Shah

    When the BJP government comes to Bengal, it will provide free travel for women in any government transport: Amit Shah

    12:52 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Six thousand rupees a year for fishermen. Farmers-fishermen to get insurance of three lakh rupees: Amit Shah

    Six thousand rupees a year for fishermen. Farmers-fishermen to get insurance of three lakh rupees: Amit Shah

    12:45 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    You form the BJP government. We will work to deliver pure drinking water to every house through taps, says Amit Shah in Bengal

    You form the BJP government. We will work to deliver pure drinking water to every house through taps, says Amit Shah in Bengal

    12:14 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections: What happened during Congress regime? Anarchy, disputes, strikes, says Yogi Adityanath

    Assam Elections: What happened during Congress regime? Anarchy, disputes, strikes. Even today it's doing the same. Their alliance with AIUDF & Communists show they want to be part of anarchy in Assam by facilitating infiltration, says UP CM & BJP leader Yogi Adityanath in Silchar

    11:58 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Give BJP a chance and we will bring jobs, says Sobha Surendran

    Booming unemployment is the legacy of the alternate CPM and Congress rule in Kerala for the past 60 years. We must be able to provide jobs in Kerala itself instead of forcing our youth to migrate. A promise to the job seekers in Kazhakoottam. Give BJP a chance & WE’LL BRING JOBS, says Sobha Surendran.

    11:00 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: These commitments are our direction to development, says JP Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: These commitments are our direction to development. Connectivity, infrastructure, education, health, women empowerment, and more initiatives are a part of our aim for inclusive development, said JP Nadda

    10:56 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: We've gained momentum of development. We are standing for a big leap, says JP Nadda 

    Assam Elections Live: We've gained momentum of development. We are standing for a big leap. With these aspirations, we have put our words in 10 commitments to the people of Assam, said JP Nadda.

    10:54 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP promises to empower Assam's citizens with Land Rights, says Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: We will distribute Land pattas with requisite rights, to all landless Indian citizens of the state in a phased manner. Land rights is fundamental to securing the identity, dignity & respect of the people of Assam. In the last 5 years, BJP has given land rights to more than 3 lakh people. BJP commits to give Land Pattas to all landless Indian citizens of Assam, says JP Nadda

    10:52 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: Assam is a vast powerhouse of talent, says Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: Assam is a vast powerhouse of talent. The BJP has enabled youths to shine and now the new pledge is to further empower them to dream big, scale newer heights and give them the push to become stakeholders in building an Aatmanirbhar Bharat, says JP Nadda

    10:51 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP promises to make Assam India's Entrepreneurial Hub

    Assam Elections Live: 10 Lakh youth entrepreneurs will be created through the Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Employment Yojana (SVAYEY). 2 lakh youths will be supported each year through this scheme for the next 5 years, promises BJP president JP Nadda 

    10:50 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP to make Assam India's Fastest Job Creator

    Assam Elections Live: We will provide 2 lakh Government jobs to the youth of Assam. Of these, 1 lakh jobs will be immediately provided before 31st March, 2022. BJP is committed to the youth of Assam for giving them a bright future. Not only will the 2 lakh job in one year make Assam India's top job creator, BJP will also facilitate and enable the provision of 8 lakh livelihoods in the private sector, informs party president JP Nadda

    10:49 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP to make Assam self sufficient in production of essential produce. 

    Assam Elections Live: We shall launch the Assam Aahar Atmanirbharta Yojana which will drive the state towards self sufficiency in essential food items within the next 5 years, says JP Nadda

    10:48 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP to protect Assam's political rights through Delimitation Exercise, says Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: We commit to a Delimitation exercise to protect the political rights of the people of Assam

    10:47 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP promises corrected NRC to protect Assam's rights

    Assam Elections Live: A process of correction and reconciliation of entries under the SC mandated NRC will be initiated  in a structured manner to protect genuine Indian citizens and exclude all illegal immigrants. 

    10:42 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP pledges a bright future for Assam's Children

    Assam Elections Live: Free education of every child under 'Mission Bala Unnayan' in state government run institutions. Free bicycles to all school students from Class 8 onwards.

    10:41 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP is not only pledging to protect our spiritual and heritage from illegal encroachers, says JP Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: BJP is not only pledging to protect our spiritual and heritage from illegal encroachers. To strengthen Namghars and places of worship of the tribal communities, we will provide grants in aid of upto Rs 2.5 lakh to these institutes, said JP Nadda

    10:39 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: Orunodoi payments to increased to Rs 3000 per month

    To Empower Assam's Women, Orunodoi payments, which are now Rs 830/month will be increased to Rs 3,000/month. As many as 30 lakh deserving families will be paid financial support of Rs 3,000 per month under Orunodoi Scheme.

    10:38 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: Mission Brahmaputra will realise the potential of the great Mahabahu

    Mission Brahmaputra will realise the potential of the great Mahabahu, our nurturer. We will ensure dredging of the river as required from Dhubri to Sadiya and build reservoirs to store excess water from Brahmaputra and its tributaries.

    10:37 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: First Sankalp is Mission Brahmputra to eliminate the issue of flooding in Assam, says JP Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: First Sankalp is Mission Brahmputra to eliminate the issue of flooding in Assam, says JP Nadda. We will build big reservoirs around Bramhaputra to conserve extra water under Bramhaputra vision to save the people from floods.

    10:34 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: NDA government worked tirelessly in the last 5 years in Assam, says JP Nadda

    Assam Elections Live: NDA government worked tirelessly in the last 5 years in Assam, says JP Nadda

    10:32 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Elections Live: BJP says its 10 Sankalp is for an Aatmanirbhar Assam, to fulfill the pledge of Sabhyata, Suraksha, Vikas. 

    BJP says its 10 Sankalp is for an Aatmanirbhar Assam, to fulfill the pledge of Sabhyata, Suraksha, Vikas. 

    10:30 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Election Live: BJP president JP Nadda release party's manifesto for Assam

    Assam Election Live: BJP president JP Nadda release party's manifesto for Assam

    10:21 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Election Live: Himanta Biswa Sarma, CM Sarbananda Sonowal also present at the occassion

    Assam Election Live: BJP to release Sankalp Patra; Himanta Biswa Sarma, CM Sarbananda Sonowal also present at the occassion

    10:18 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    Assam Election Live: BJP president JP Nadda to shortly release party's election Sankalp Patra in Assam

    BJP president JP Nadda to shortly release party's election Sankalp Patra in Assam

    09:56 (IST)23 Mar 2021
    West Bengal Election Live: Trinamool Congress (TMC) approaches Election Commission against Suvendu Adhikari
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    In Puducherry, as many as 324 candidates are left in the fray for the April 6 Assembly poll in Puducherry. Fifty-eight candidates out of 382 candidates, whose nominations were found to be in order at the end of scrutiny of nominations on March 20, withdrew their nominations yesterday. Meanwhile, the BJP yesterday released their election manifest for Tamil Nadu.The party assured strict laws against religious conversions through force or allurement and an anti-cow slaughter legislation, in addition to a ban on smuggling of cows to other states. As many as 50 lakh new job opportunities, financial assistance of Rs 6,000 a year to fishermen just like farmers, commitment to ushering in prohibition of alcohol, a separate budget for agriculture, free tablets for school students (classes eight and nine) were among the assurances given by the BJP in its manifesto for the April 6 polls.
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