Job for every BPL family: BJP in Jharkhand poll manifesto

The saffron party also pledged to provide financial assistance to high school students hailing from backward and poor families.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: November 27, 2019 17:17 IST
Job for every BPL family: BJP in Jharkhand poll manifesto

Ahead of the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly elections, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday released the party's manifesto. On point in this manifesto caught the eyes of the voters as they have promised a sensational thing.
 
BJP, in its manifesto, has promised a job for at least one member of every Below-Poverty-Line (BPL) family in Jharkhand, if re-elected to power. The party has also promised to create job opportunities for local youth in the state.
 
The saffron party also pledged to provide financial assistance to high school students hailing from backward and poor families. Every student of Classes 9 and 10 will receive Rs 2,200 and that of Classes 11 and 12 Rs 7,500 as scholarships, Prasad said, releasing the manifesto here. It assured a loan of up to Rs 5 lakh for tribal women running self-help groups.
 
Assembly polls in Jharkhand in five phases, beginning November 30.




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