Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday released his party’s manifesto for the Bihar elections 2020 in Patna and said that he will make efforts to create a new Bihar by bringing inclusive development.
He said, “Our party’s resolve is to bring holistic development in the state and create a new stunning Bihar.”
Tejashwi Yadav said, “It is not a manifesto, it is a pledge to bring a change that has come true. Every region has been kept in mind while preparing this manifesto so that we can make Bihar a happier, better, and prosperous state.”
“We have talked on issues like employment, women empowerment, agro-industry, education, smart villages, Panchayati raj institute, poverty, community development, healthcare. In this, Lalu Prasad Ji and Rabri Devi Ji’s message has also been given to the people of Bihar,” he added.
He said, “If we had to make fake promises like BJP and a double-engine government, we would have promised 50 lakh or one crore jobs.”
“BJP will tell who is their CM face? Nitish Kumar? Nitish Kumar stood up to give 10 lakh jobs. So where will BJP give jobs? Nitish Kumar is going ahead, then who are they fooling?”
Earlier, in Bihar, the Mahagathbandhan alliance – Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress, and Left parties – issued their election manifesto for the assembly elections and promised 10 lakh jobs in the first cabinet meeting when they came to power.
In the 20-point manifesto of the Congress, free education up to the master’s degree for girls, scooty for the girls scoring 90 percent marks in class 12th. The party has tried to play a regional card by promoting the Maithili language to be included in the compulsory subject school curriculum.
Significantly labor information centers in the capital of all states have also been promised to lure migrant laborers, who were a major victim during the lockout.
Congress, CPI, CPM are part of the grand alliance under the leadership of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
Bihar with 243 assembly seats will go to polls in three phases: October 28, November 3, and November 7. The results will be declared on November 10.