New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Nov 27: BJP's roadmap to Rajasthan is released. BJP has released the Rajasthan manifesto which it calls Sankalp Patra. Rajasthan will go to polls on 7th Decemeber 2018. CM Vasundhara Raje along with Union Minister Arun Jaitley released the manifesto, which is the future roadmap of the state. Here is what CM Raje said:
-Mobile phones have been provided to one crore women to connect them to government schemes: CM Raje in Jaipur
-We have subsidised electricity to make it affordable to all sections of society. Farmers have been provided with insurance which includes a cover for any disability in case of severe illness or accident-We have fulfilled 81 percent of the promises that we made in the last manifesto-Many colleges and universities have been set up across Rajasthan. The state has gone from being 27th to number 2 in the country, in terms of education
-We have passed a very strict law on sexual harassment and rape for the safety of girls and women. Our government at the Centre recently made rape for minors punishable with capital punishment
Union Minister Arun Jaitley was also present as the BJP manifesto was released. He briefed the media about the promises that were to be fulfilled by the state government in during its next tenure.
War of two veterans: It's Raje vs Manvendra Singh
The Congress had released its second list of candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly polls, pitting Manvendra Singh, the son of late BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh, against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in her traditional Jhalrapatan seat.Former BJP MLA Manvendra Singh, who recently joined the Congress, is among the 32 candidates announced by the party on the day.Jhalrapatan in Jhalawar district has been sending Raje to the Assembly since 2003.Manvendra Singh who represented Sheo constituency in Barmer, quit the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in September, upset over the sidelining of his father in the party ever since the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.