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50 lakh jobs, total prohibition, anti-cow slaughter law in BJP manifesto for Tamil Nadu
The BJP is contesting in 20 assembly seats as part of the AIADMK-led alliance in the state.
Fifty lakh jobs, home delivery of ration, implementation of anti-cow slaughter act and a law to criminalise religious conversion are some of the promises in the BJP manifesto for Tamil Nadu, launched by Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and V.K. Singh, on Monday.
The BJP is contesting in 20 assembly seats as part of the AIADMK-led alliance in the state. It has also been allotted the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat where a bypoll is being held.
Gadkari said he is confident that the NDA will get the majority in Tamil Nadu. "We will have a new government and Tamil Nadu will be developed as a progressive state," he said.
Other promises in the manifesto include a special budget for agriculture, an annual sum of Rs 6,000 to fishermen, laptop to Class VIII and IX students, total prohibition, banning of sand mining, supply of free drinking water, free two-wheeler driving license to girls who are between 18 and 23 and a multi-specialty hospital each in every district.