Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and other top leaders including Rajnath Singh Monday released the party’s manifesto for Lok Sabha elections 2019. Calling them “75 promises for India@75,” the party said the “Sankalp Patra” reflected “people’s Mann Ki Baat.”
Few of the promises made by the party include – abrogation of Article 370, annulling Article 35A, passing Citizenship Amendment Bill, forming Triple Talaq law, doubling farmers’ income by 2022, Housing for all by 2022 and doubling the length of National Highways by 2022. The party also promised to facilitate the expeditious construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
On the campaign trail, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi will jointly address three rallies in Saharanpur, Shamli and Bijnor. PM Modi will, meanwhile, lead the BJP’s campaign in Karnataka’s Chitradurga and Mysuru. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath is also scheduled to address public meetings in Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar, Kairana and Baghpat constituencies.
The Bharatiya Janata Party manifesto aimed at increasing the forest cover across the country in the next five years and promised to reduce pollution by 35 per cent across the country.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released their manifesto for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and promised a slew of sweeping changes for the citizens of the country if they were voted to power for a second term.
BJP president Amit Shah said that the Modi-government had delivered a stellar term after being elected to power and helped uplift crores of Indians to bring about prosperity in the country.
He also said that the government had sent a clear message to the world that any terrorist activity would not be tolerated and swift surgical and airstrikes were a testimony to that.
Shah also said that the government was a transparent one and not a single case of corruption was there against the ruling disposition and that today, India’s hopes were now its aspirations. He further said that the government had taken 50 important steps for the betterment of the country. Shah also said that the BJP manifesto was made after consultation of 6 crore Indians.
BJP Manifesto 2019 – Forest and Environment
The manifesto asserted that the NDA Government had added close to 9,000 square kilometres of forests in the last five years. The document asserted that it was possible due to the issuing of forest and environmental clearances in quick time. The document stated that the government was committed to maintain the same pace of growth to make India a greener place
The manifesto further said that strategies that are technologically more advanced would be adopted to map the air and water pollution levels in cities across India in order to take effective steps for curbing it.
The BJP manifesto also called for the turning of National Clean Air Plan into a Mission, focussing on 102 most polluted cities in the country. The manifesto said that the BJP aimed to reduce the overall pollution in all the mission cities by at least 35 per cent in the coming five years.