BJP Unveils ‘Modi’s Guarantee’ in Manifesto for 2024 Lok Sabha Elections

BJP Unveils Manifesto for 2024

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has launched its manifesto, termed ‘Sankalp Patra’, for the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the forefront of the event. The manifesto, which is being promoted as ‘Modi’s Guarantee’, pledges a focus on the nation’s poor, youth, farmers, and women, and outlines a vision for strengthening India’s social, digital, and physical infrastructures.

Key Pledges from BJP’s ‘Sankalp Patra’:

  • Free Ration Scheme: A commitment to extend the free ration scheme for the economically disadvantaged until 2029.
  • Healthcare for the Elderly: A promise to provide free medical treatment up to ₹5 lakh for senior citizens over 70 years old under the Ayushman Scheme.
  • Mudra Yojana Expansion: The loan limit under the Mudra Yojana for entrepreneurs will be increased to ₹20 lakh.
  • Jan Aushadhi Kendras: Plans to broaden the network of Jan Aushadhi Kendras to enhance access to affordable medicines.
  • Electoral Reforms: Introduction of ‘One Nation, One Election’ and a unified electoral roll to streamline the electoral process.

Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future:
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, who chairs the Manifesto Committee, reflected on the BJP’s track record, asserting that the party has consistently delivered on its promises over the past decade under PM Modi’s leadership. He cited significant achievements such as the abrogation of Article 370 provisions in Jammu and Kashmir and the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya as evidence of the party’s commitment to its word.

Singh emphasized that the manifesto represents the BJP’s dedication to the welfare of all societal segments and the vision of a ‘resolved and strong India’. He likened ‘Modi’s Guarantee’ to ‘twenty-four-carat gold’, expressing confidence in its role in achieving a developed India.

The Ideological Journey and Public Participation:
BJP President JP Nadda highlighted the party’s ideological consistency since its inception and its commitment to advancing these principles. He stressed the importance of the party’s foundational ideology in shaping its policies and actions.

The manifesto draft was prepared by a 27-member committee led by Rajnath Singh, incorporating over fifteen lakh suggestions from the public. Prominent figures such as Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President JP Nadda, and several Union Ministers and senior leaders were present at the manifesto release.

BJP Unveils Manifesto for 2024

Election Schedule:
The Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to take place in seven phases from April 19 to June 1, with the vote count set for June 4.

This detailed manifesto release sets the stage for the BJP’s campaign as it seeks to secure another term in office, promising continuity and a steadfast pursuit of a developed India. The party’s emphasis on infrastructure and social welfare initiatives reflects its strategy to appeal to a broad spectrum of voters, with a particular focus on the nation’s most vulnerable populations.

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