BJP’s 10 commitments to people of Assam


GUWAHATI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released it manifesto for the upcoming Assam assembly elections. BJP national president JP Nadda released the manifesto at an event in Guwahati in the presence of chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Assam finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP’s Assam in-charge Baijayant Panda and state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass.

Here are 10 commitments BJP has made to the people of Assam in its manifesto:

  1. Mission Brahmaputra, under which the BJP will build big reservoirs around the river to conserve extra water and save the people from floods
  2. Under Orunodoi scheme, 30 lakh deserving families will be paid financial support of Rs 3,000 per month, up from Rs 830.
  3. BJP has committed to stop illegal encroachments from Namghars and help them with Rs 2.5 lakh each for proper reconstruction.
  4. Mission Shishu Unnayan, under which BJP is committed to providing quality education to children. The party will provide cycles to girl children after Class VIII.
  5. BJP to work towards a “corrected NRC” to protect “genuine Indian citizens” and “detect infiltrated people”.
  6. Speed up delimitation process.
  7. Assam Aahar Aatmanirbharta initiative to make Assam self-sufficient
  8. Job opportunities for youth: Assam will become the fastest job creator state in the country, says Nadda. BJP has committed to provide 2 lakh jobs in the public sector, of which 1 lakh will get jobs by March 31, 2022. It will also provide 8 lakh jobs in private sector.
  9. Entrepreneur schools will be developed, along with the right financial support and environment.

      10. BJP committed to empowering citizens with land rights.