BJP Promises Free Coronavirus Vaccine In Bihar Election ManifestoOctober 22, 2020 17:03
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BJP Promises Free Coronavirus Vaccine In Bihar Election Manifesto:- The entire country is suffering badly because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The revenues plunged down in all the fields and most of the nation was shut for close to six months. The ruling BJP party announced 19 lakh new jobs along with a free coronavirus vaccine in their election manifesto for the Bihar polls that are planned to commence next week. BJP even announced Nitish Kumar as the Chief Minister candidate for the party in Bihar. The opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav promised 10 lakh jobs for the state.
As soon as #COVID19 vaccine will be available for production at a mass scale, every person in Bihar will get free vaccination. This is the first promise mentioned in our poll manifesto: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the launch of BJP Manifesto for #BiharPolls pic.twitter.com/x4VjVmkA3Q— ANI (@ANI) October 22, 2020
In counter to this, BJP announced 19 lakh jobs for the people in the state. There has been huge unemployment in the state and the opposition parties slammed Nitish Kumar. BJP's Bihar chief Sanjay Jaiswal said that among the 19 lakh jobs promised, 4-5 lakh jobs are in the government sector. For the rest of the jobs, there is a plan for Bihar to be turned into an IT Hub and also to create an agriculture hub. While there is no clarity on the vaccine for coronavirus, the BJP announced that they would provide a free vaccine for the state in their election manifesto. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced about the vaccine in her speech in a public meet.
Bihar will go for Assembly polls in three phases: October 28th, November 3rd and November 7th. The results will be out on November 10th.