Polling for the first phase of Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018 is set to cast on November 12 and for this election campaign has been stopped today. On the last day of campaigning, BJP President Amit Shah and Congress President Rahul Gandhi did several rallies in the state. Voting will be held on November 12 in Chhattisgarh’s Naxal-affected 18 assembly seats. After that, on November 20, votes will be cast for the second phase. Counting of votes will take place on December 11. Today, BJP released a manifesto for the Chhattisgarh (Ghoshna Patra) in which to provide free books and uniforms to students up to class 12th, the formation of the journalist welfare board and interest-free loans up to Rs 2 lakh for starting women business.
Amit Shah addressed an election rally in Rajim today and thereafter he did a roadshow in Rajnandgaon at 3 pm. Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also addressed several rallies in Chhattisgarh.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi also made rallies in several parts of the state. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just made a rally for the first phase of Chhattisgarh elections. However, Yesterday he addressed the election rally in Jagdalpur. In which he accused the Congress of supporting the urban Maoists in the state.
BJP Manifesto for Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018
- BJP has promised that Rs 5 lakh for poor families and health insurance of one lakh rupees for other families will be given If party forms the Govt.
- An Individual Welfare Board will be constituted for journalists and photo reporters and the Advocate Protection Protection Act will be implemented in the state.
Skill upgradation allowance (unemployment allowance) will be given to ensure the employment of the youth.
- Entrepreneurship Master Fund of Rs 200 Crore will be set up.
- In order to promote Hindi and Chhattisgarhi language, a new university will be set up in the state and pensioners will get the medical assistance of one thousand rupees per month.