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Bhartiya Janta Party President Amit Shah On Saturday Released 'Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patr 2017 - Party’s Manifesto For Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017. The Manifesto Has 9 Areas Of Focus, Including Ram Mandir.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 28 Jan 2017, 05:34:23 PM

Lucknow:

Bhartiya Janta Party President Amit Shah on Saturday released 'Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patr 2017 - party’s manifesto for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017. 

“The feedback from ground workers has given me confidence that BJP will win in UP with two-thirds majority,” Amit Shah said before releasing the party manifesto. 

Shah urged people to give BJP a chance to bring the state back from the label of ‘Bimaru’ state and push it towards development. 

Here are the highlights of the BJP’s UP manifesto Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patr 2017: (Read full story here)

#Manifesto 'Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patr 2017' has been divided into nine parts including agriculture, women safety, health, employment. 

#Agriculture: Loan at zero per cent interest; advance checks for sugar crops at the Mandi;, crop insurance; 100 per cent procurement of rice crop; additional funds under Mukhyamantri Krishi Yojna; new Amul-like projects to bring about White Revolution; ban on illegal slaughter houses,

#Law and order: Posting on 1.5 lakh vacant spots in UP Police; administrative accountability of migration due to communal violence; Police response time to be reduced to 15 mins across the state; anti-bhoomi mafia task force to be set-up,

#Unemployment: 70 lakh jobs to be created in next 5 years; Grade 3 and Grade 4 hiring only on basis of written test; 905 jobs to be reserved for local youths; additional funds for start-ups,

#Education: Free education till graduation for girls, till class 12 for boys; laptops along with 1 GB free internet; free wi-fi hot spots across state; Rs 500 cr Baba Ambedkar education scholarship fund,

#Poverty: Rs 2lakh life insurance, Rs 6lakh home loan for poor families; 24 hours electricity; first 100 electricity units will be given at just Rs 3; free LPG gas connections; piped CNG gas connections in urban areas,

#Infrastructure: Expansion of Lucknow and Noida metro; New airports to be created to boost tourism; new helicopter services to be added; Kanpur, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Allahabad metro projects to be started immediately; 6 IT parks to be set-up,

#Women safety: Anti-Romeo dals, widow pension schemes boost, new women battalions, new women-only police stations in every district,

#Health: 25 new medical colleges and super speciality hospitals to be set up; Six new AIIMs hospitals to be set up,#Triple Talaq: Request Mulsim women to share their stand on the matter and settle it,

#Ram Mandir: BJP, if elected, will fulfil the promise of building a Ram Mandir on ‘Ram Janambhumi’ in a constitutional manner, said Amit Shah.

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First Published : 28 Jan 2017, 04:32:00 PM

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