In the manifesto, BJP promised a Sonar Bangla fund worth Rs 11,000 crore to promote art, literature and other such sectors, and a Tagore Prize on the lines of the Nobel Prize.
The Election Commission cited certain guidelines for election manifestos contained in Part VIII of the Model Code of Conduct to conclude that the free vaccine promise was not violative of it.
Without naming his rivals, PM Narendra Modi also targeted the "echo system" backing them, and said it has always been against the BJP.
The BJP in its manifesto has clearly stated its commitment to pass the Citizenship Amendment Bill once voted back to power.
Irani said, Rahul Gandhi has a special obsession with BJP. Had he been focussed on the country, nation would have come to know his vision for it.
Rahul Gandhi calls BJP manifesto 'voice of an isolated man', 'short-sighted, arrogant'.
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Modi also said his government has been working to make development a mass movement in the same way as Mahatma Gandhi made the freedom struggle.
BJP election manifest: Ram temple will continue to be a big poll promise of BJP and by doing that, the party stuck to its core ideology.
BJP manifesto for Lok Sabha elections was launched on Monday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and other senior party leaders
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said the BJP should have come out with a 'maafinama' (letter of apology) instead of a manifesto.
Modi said BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' aims to make India a developed nation by 2047, on completion of 100 years of Independence.
The BJP released its manifesto for Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
The BJP manifesto for Lok Sabha elections was released on Monday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and other senior leaders of the party.
Jaitley added that previous governments only gave slogans, but the Modi-led administration gave resources to the poor.
The BJP released its manifesto for Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Follow live updates here.
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