New Delhi: The much-awaited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Darbhanga, one of BIhar’s most populous Mithilanchal region will be operational by 2024, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today while announcing the BJP’s poll manifesto for Bihar Assembly Election 2020. Once operational, AIIMS Darbhanga will be a lifeline for lakhs of people in the region. Also Read - Bihar Encounter: 3 Maoists Killed in Gunfight With Security Forces in Gaya

Other promises that the BJP has made in its manifesto include free coronavirus vaccine for everyone, 19 lakh jobs amongst other. Also Read - Facing Corruption Probe, Bihar's New Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary Resigns Days After Taking Oath

At the manifesto launch event in Patna, Sitharaman urged people to vote for the NDA alliance, asserting that incumbent Nitish Kumar will be their Chief Minister face. Also Read - Bihar's New Education Minister Struggles to Recite National Anthem, Trolled on Twitter | Watch

Notably, the elections for the 243 Assembly seats in Bihar will take place in three phases between October 28 till November 7.

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