Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP’s manifesto for Bihar assembly elections

Union Finance Minister & Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday released BJP’s manifesto titled ‘Paanch sutra, ek lakshya, 11 sankalp’ for Bihar assembly elections 2020.

Presenting the manifesto, Nirmala Sitharaman said, “As soon as the COVID-19 vaccine will be available for production at a mass scale, every person in Bihar will get free vaccination.”

In its ‘Sankalp Patra’, the BJP has promised jobs for the youth and expressed its commitment to turn Bihar into an information technology hub. The manifesto envisions a self-reliant Bihar and lists out the roadmap for the next five years.

The Congress and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) released their respective manifestos on Wednesday for the Bihar Assembly elections.

Bihar with 243 Assembly seats will go to polls in three phases. The first phase of elections will be held on October 28, the second phase of elections will be held on November 3 and the last phase of elections will be held on November 7. The results will be declared on November 10.