'To commit crimes against women'? Congress mocks BJP over goof-up in manifesto

09 April, 2019, 04:31 | Author: Emmett Rice
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"The BJP and the Narendra Modi government, which blatantly betrayed the people and failed to fulfil the election promises, have no moral right to release a new manifesto", she said.

Responding to the charges, State BJP vice president, Samir Mohanty said, "Promises have been made in the manifesto and we are considering them as "sankalp".

With the Congress manifesto putting major thrust on welfare measures, including a promise of giving ₹72,000 to the poorest 20% households in India, the ruling party is likely to make a slew of promises to woo different sections of the society, especially farmers, youth and women, besides the downtrodden.

Amit Shah, the head of the Hindu nationalist BJP party, along with other top leaders released the party's manifesto for the upcoming elections that begin on Thursday. Only the headline has been changed.

"The BJP's 2019 manifesto violates guidelines of the Election commission".

On the economic front, the party said it aspired to make India the third-largest economy of the world by 2030, adding, "This implies that we commit to make India a Dollars 5 trillion economy by 2025 and USD 10 trillion economy by 2032".

Referring to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's statement that there was no threat to Article 370 in the state, Abdullah said that the BJP should send him a copy of its manifesto.

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The party pledged to simplify the goods and services tax (GST), which disrupted businesses and hurt economic growth when it was introduced by Modi's government in 2017.

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With its strikes on terror, the Modi-led government had sent out a strong message that India could not be taken lightly, the BJP chief said. While releasing the manifesto, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "We will try to reach consensus and will pass this bill".

The Congress on Sunday announced "Ab Hoga Nyay" as its battle cry for the Lok Sabha polls and launched a campaign centred around the theme of "justice", while alluding to the party's proposed minimum income scheme and the "anyay" (injustice) "prevailing under the BJP rule".

"Our new policy, new doctrine of striking terror at its origin has received global recognition", he told the gathering.

"The country will believe us because we did a lot more than we had promised in 2014", she added.



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