From doubling farmers' income to Make in India in Defence: Key points of BJP manifesto

Ahead of the first phase of polling on April 11th, the BJP today presented its manifesto at the party headquarters in New Delhi. The vision document 2019 emphasised on "zero tolerance" on terrorism and illegal migration.

National security

Strengthening our Armed Forces, 'Make in India in Defence' to enable indigenous production of defence equipment.

Enactment of citizenship bill.  

In Kashmir, abrogation of Article 370, annulment of Article 35A.

Financial assistance for the resettlement of refugees from West Pakistan, Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir (POJK) and Chhamb.

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Agriculture and farmers

Achieve the target of doubling farmers' income by 2022

Enable the creation of 10,000 new farmer producer organisations

Launch a pension scheme for small and marginal farmers to ensure social security after 60 years of age.

 

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Economy

Further improve India’s rank in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking.

Work towards improving GDP share from the manufacturing sector.

Establish National Traders’ Welfare Board and create a National Policy for Retail Trade for the growth of the retail business.

Strive to ensure reduced tax rates, higher tax collection and greater compliance. Work towards ensuring a stable taxation regime.

Work towards doubling the total exports.
 

 

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Infrastructure

Ensure a 'pucca' house to every family.

Ensure the LPG gas cylinder connection to all poor rural households.

Ensure 100% electrification of all households.

Ensure a toilet in every household.

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Foreign policy

To intensify our efforts towards permanent membership of United Nations Security Council.

Will establish a university to focus on academic study and research on foreign policy and geopolitical issues relevant to India.

Neighbourhood first policy, co-operation against global evils, such as terrorism and corruption through international forums.
 

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Ram Mandir and Sabarimala

Achieve the goal of Clean Ganga by 2022.

To explore all possibilities within the framework of the Constitution and all necessary efforts to facilitate the expeditious construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

To undertake every effort to ensure that the subject of faith, tradition and worship rituals related to Sabarimala are presented in a comprehensive manner before the Hon’ble Supreme Court. 

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Women empowerment

Work towards increasing female workforce participation rate.

Ensure justice for Muslim women by enacting the law against triple talaq, Nikah halala.

'Women in Workforce' roadmap which will focus on dramatically increasing the female workforce participation rate over the next five years.
 

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Health

Establish 1.5 lakh health and wellness centres under Ayushman Bharat.

Start setting up 75 new medical colleges/postgraduate medical colleges.

Increase the doctor-population ratio to 1:1400.

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