• Key Highlights: BJP Unveils 2024 Sankalp Patra: Modi's Guarantee for a Developed India

    Key Highlights: BJP Unveils 2024 Sankalp Patra: Modi's Guarantee for a Developed India

    The manifesto includes specific guarantees for various sections of society, such as farmers, women, youth, and senior citizens

    Digital Desk: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its Sankalp Patra (manifesto) for the 2024 Indian general elections, titled "Modi ki Guarantee Sankalp Patra." The manifesto, which focuses on the theme of "Viksit Bharat" (Developed India), outlines the party's vision for the country and highlights the achievements of the BJP government in the previous ten years.

    "The entire country waits for the BJP's 'Sankalp Patra'. There is a big reason behind it as in the last 10 years, the BJP has implemented every point of its manifesto as a guarantee on the ground. This 'Sankalp Patra' empowers all the 4 strong pillars of developed India- Youth, women, poor and farmers," Narendra Modi said at the launch event.

    In a letter to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the importance of the collective aspirations and goals of the nation, stating that the ‘Sankalp Patra’ is more than just a collection of promises. He highlighted the significant transformation that the nation has witnessed in the last ten years, with the mantra "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas" guiding the government's actions.

    The manifesto includes specific guarantees for various sections of society, such as farmers, women, youth, and senior citizens. It promises to continue the efforts to make India a top global economy, improve the quality of life for all citizens, and ensure the country's security and cultural preservation.

    Among the key promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the manifesto are:

    1. Healthcare for Senior Citizens: PM Modi promised to bring all people above 75 within the purview of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana, ensuring free healthcare for the elderly.

    2. Free Ration Scheme: The Prime Minister guaranteed the continuation of the free ration scheme for the next five years, providing essential food items to the needy.

    3. MUDRA Yojana: Modi announced an increase in the limit of loans under MUDRA Yojana to ₹20 lakh from ₹10 lakh, aiming to support small businesses and entrepreneurs.

    4. Zero Electricity Bills: The BJP promised to reduce the electricity bills of crores of families to zero, ensuring affordable energy for all.

    5. Bullet Trains: PM Modi announced the introduction of three more bullet trains and three types of Vande Bharat trains, enhancing the country's transportation infrastructure.

    6. One Nation, One Election: The BJP reiterated its commitment to the idea of simultaneous elections and the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), aiming to streamline the electoral process and promote national unity.

    7. Infrastructure Development: The party pledged to strengthen social, digital, and physical infrastructure, focusing on education, healthcare, highways, railways, airways, waterways, and digital networks.

    8. Transgender Community: The BJP decided to bring the transgender community under the ambit of the Ayushman Bharat scheme, ensuring their access to quality healthcare.

    Key highlights of the manifesto

    • Empower farmers through historic MSP hikes, a massive rise in procurement, and direct income support through PM-KISAN.

    • Ensuring the safety net of Fasal Bima, a renewed focus on millets, expanded access to local and global markets, and the PM KUSUM scheme.

    • Providing free electricity to poor households under the PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana.

    • Supporting the aspirations of middle-class families, providing them opportunities to fulfil their dreams and create a better quality of life.

    • Developing an integrated education framework under the NEP ensures young citizens have the opportunity to earn while they learn.

    • Implementing a strict law to stop misconduct in recruitment exams and ensuring transparent public exams.

    • Establishing 'Mera Yuva Bharat' to involve the youth in nation-building.

    • Expanding the startup ecosystem and transforming Bharat into a global centre for high-quality services.

    • Ensuring quality healthcare for the middle class and expanding the AIIMS network.

    • Recognising the contributions of tribal communities and working towards the elimination of malnutrition among tribal children.

    • Creating a global consensus on fighting terrorism and following the Neighbourhood First Policy.

    • Strengthening maritime vision (SAGAR) and establishing collaborative partnerships for mineral security.

    • Expanding Bharat's diplomatic network and fortifying connections with the Bharatiya diaspora.

    • Establishing Thiruvalluvar Cultural Centres globally and promoting select destinations across Bharat as preferred venues for cultural exchanges.

    The BJP National President, Jagat Prakash Nadda, emphasized the party's commitment to nation-building and ensuring Sabka Vikas by strengthening Sabka Vishwas in the BJP government. The manifesto, he said, is a resolve to continue the progress and build the Viksit Bharat that the nation has dreamed of.

    The BJP seeks the blessings of the citizens for the roadmap that they are unveiling for the next five years, aiming to take the nation into the top 3 economies of the world and launch a decisive assault against poverty.