Lok Sabha Elections / Today BJP will release manifesto - 'What all is there in the box of promises', PM Modi will lift the curtain

Zoom News : Apr 14, 2024, 09:11 AM
Lok Sabha Elections: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will release its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections today in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This information has been given in an official notice issued by the party. BJP has been calling its manifesto as Sankalp Patra. To prepare its draft, the party had recently constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. The committee has finalized the resolution paper after several meetings.

These things may be mentioned in the manifesto

The manifesto is expected to focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Developed India' agenda. Modi has consistently underlined his government's priority for the poor, youth, women and farmers. The ruling BJP can give prominence to issues related to these in its manifesto. Census and delimitation exercise is likely to take place during the tenure of the next government. In such a situation, political observers are keeping an eye on whether the party mentions these issues in its manifesto or not. Southern states have expressed their concerns from time to time regarding delimitation.

There may also be mention of 'one nation, one election'

Sources said that in the manifesto, the party is likely to underline its support for the idea of 'one nation, one election'. Senior BJP leaders including Modi have stressed the need for population control. In such a situation, attention will also be on whether it takes any policy measures in this regard. The issue of Uniform Civil Code may also be included in the manifesto. This issue is being emphasized in some BJP ruled states. Lok Sabha elections are to be held in seven phases between April 19 and June 1. Counting of votes will take place on June 4.

27 leaders together have made a manifesto

Apart from Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, Dharmendra Pradhan, Ashwini Vaishnav, Kiran Rijiju and Arjunram Meghwal, a total of 27 leaders including Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendrabhai Patel, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and former Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad are part of this committee. Are members of. Sitharaman is the convenor of this committee.