Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has promised bigger state budget and free pilgrimage for the elderly if elected to power in Uttarakhand.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the Uttrakhand Assembly elections on Friday. (Image: PTI)
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the Uttrakhand Assembly elections on Friday. AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has also issued an affidavit that allows people to file complaints against the party if promises are not kept.
In its election manifesto, the AAP promised to make Uttarakhand corruption-free and to increase the state budget fivefold. “The education budget will be increased to 25% of the total state budget,” he said.
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AAP also aims to provide 300 units of free electricity every month and 24-hour power supply to every household.
If elected to office, the AAP said it would donate Rs 5,000 per month to each household until a job is provided for a member. He also said that 1000 rupees will be given to women over 18 years of age.
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“Will provide world-class education to every child. Uttarakhand public school children will also attend IIT and AIIMS,” the AAP poll manifesto said.
“The best free care will be available in every village. [We] will offer free pilgrimage to the elderly and make Uttarakhand the spiritual capital of Hindus,” the manifesto reads.
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He also promised government employment for ex-servicemen. “General Bipin Rawat’s Armed Forces Preparatory Institute will be built to provide training for army recruitment,” the party said.
The AAP also said it would build a sports university in Uttarakhand.
the Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 will be held in a single phase on February 14. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
The last assembly polls (in 2017) in Uttarakhand were held in a single phase, in which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 57 of the state’s 70 assembly constituencies.
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