BJP vs Congress Manifesto Analysis 2024: Modi’s 24 guarantees vs Congress’s 10 guarantees

BJP vs Congress Manifesto 2024
BJP vs Congress Manifesto 2024

New Delhi : The BJP has today released its manifesto for Lok Sabha elections 2024. Many big announcements have been made in the BJP manifesto. 14 guarantees have been given in the manifesto, among which health insurance for all, control on cross-border infiltration, insurance scheme for fishermen and promise of providing permanent houses to all are the main ones. Recently, Congress had also released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections. In such a situation, it is natural to compare the manifestos of both the parties. So let us know what big promises both the parties have made in their manifestos.

BJP has announced that 80 crore families will be given the benefit of free ration scheme for five more years.  It has been promised to bring all the elderly above 70 years of age under the Ayushman scheme. Besides, transgenders will also be brought under the ambit of this scheme.

BJP has announced that the scheme to provide permanent house to every poor will continue. So far four crore houses have been built and three crore more houses will be built in the coming days. Now cheap cylinders have been delivered to every home, now cheap cooking gas will be sent to every home through pipes.

BJP has promised to move forward with the promise of one country, one election. Along with this, BJP has also talked about exploring the possibilities of implementing Uniform Civil Code in the interest of the country.

BJP has promised to expand Vande Bharat trains across the country. Three models of Vande Bharat trains will operate in the country, which will include Vande Bharat Sleeper, Vande Bharat Chair car and Vande Bharat Metro. The work of Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train is almost complete. Bullet train will also be run in North India. Besides, bullet trains will also be run in South India and Eastern India.

BJP has also promised to provide health insurance benefits to everyone. Besides, fishermen will also be given the benefit of health insurance scheme. BJP said in the manifesto that one crore rural women have been empowered by making them Lakhpati Didi. Now it has been promised to make three crore rural women millionaires.

Hostels will be constructed for working women in industrial and commercial areas, which will also have facilities like crèches. Last week, Congress had released its manifesto. The manifesto of Congress was named Nyay Patra, in which emphasis was given on justice for all classes. Which includes women, youth, farmers, poor etc. Following are the 10 big points of the Congress manifesto:

1. Congress announced a nationwide economic-social justice census in its manifesto. Also promised to increase the limit of reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes and poor general category by 50 percent.

2. Congress has announced to give legal guarantee to the minimum support price declared by the government as per the recommendation of the Swaminathan Commission.

3. Congress announced the introduction of Apprenticeship Rights Act by replacing the Apprentice Act 1961 to guarantee the first job. Under which every diploma holder or college graduate below 25 years of age will be given one year training in a private or government company. Under the law, the trainee will also be given an honorarium of Rs 1 lakh per year.

4. It has also been promised to set up fast track courts to deal with paper leak cases of job examinations and provide financial compensation to the victims. Also, about 30 lakh vacant posts sanctioned at various levels in the Central Government will be filled.

5. It has been resolved to launch Mahalakshmi Scheme to give Rs 1 lakh per year as unconditional cash transfer to every poor Indian family.

6. From 2025, 50 percent of central government jobs will be reserved for women. Also, the principle of equal work, equal pay will be implemented for women.

7. From 2025, women will be given one-third reservation in assemblies.

8. The Right to Education Act will be amended to make education free and compulsory from Class 1 to Class 12 in government schools.

9. Congress, in its manifesto, will amend the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution to make a provision for automatic termination of membership of MLAs and MPs who defect.

10. Police, investigation and intelligence agencies will work according to strict law. It was said in the manifesto of Congress that the unbridled powers which it is currently exercising will be reduced. They will be brought under the supervision of Parliament or State Legislatures. It promises to end weaponization of the law, arbitrary searches, seizures and seizures, arbitrary arrests, prolonged detention, custodial deaths and bulldozer justice.

Now it will be known only on June 4, 2024 that the public accepted the manifesto of which party and considered it good and handed over the keys to power to that party.


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