Agartala, Feb 12: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released its ‘Vision Document’ for Tripura Assembly elections 2018, promising to implement recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for the state government employees, free education for women up to the graduate level, a college in every constituency and free smartphones for youths.
“The manifesto reflects Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda,” Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, releasing BJP’s ‘Vision Document’. Besides the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission‘s recommendations, the BJP promised to regularize all contractual government employees, and provide minimum social security pension of Rs 2,000 and minimum wages of Rs 340.
“We are committed to bringing transparency in public employment policy, which is lost today because of nepotism under the Left Front rule. If a BJP-led government comes to power, the state and the Centre will work in a coordinated manner, so the state can prosper,” Jaitley said, reported Times of India. Jaitley also criticised the Congress and said the main opposition party of the region had betrayed the people of Tripura.
The BJP also promised to punish those accused in the Rose Valley scam and bring more investment opportunities to Tripura focusing on sector-wise development across the state. The party vowed to revive dormant sector and establish new industries in the state. Polling for Tripura Assembly elections will be held on February 18 and the results will be announced on March 3.