In the Tripura elections scheduled later in February, BJP has launched a battle against the incumbent Left government, led by Manik Sarkar. Earlier this week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled the BJP’s election manifesto, which was termed as ‘Vision Document 2018’.
The BJP has consistently tried to pull itself away from the tag of ‘caste politics’ and this new name helps the party is establishing itself as a pro-development party.
In the vision document, BJP has listed out its top priorities in the state, terming them as ‘action points’. These action points broadly fall under employment generation, health, hygiene and education.
The BJP plans to offer one employment opportunity to each household through establishing new industries and promoting information technology in the state. BJP also ensures implementation of the 7th Pay commission for employees of the state government.
Education and infrastructure are among the main points in the document, with BJP promising one degree college in each constituency.
Under Digital India, BJP plans to facilitate digital classrooms and smart boards in schools. The party also announced free education for women till graduation one of the many plans by the BJP for the state.
The BJP has tried to appeal to the youth by offering free smartphones to them, to push Digital India further.
Free health insurance to all below poverty line households, houses to everyone without brick housing and drinking water to all are also some of the other points on their list.moneycontrol