Highlights of BJP manifesto 2014

BJP released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

New Delhi | Updated: April 7, 2014 1:57 pm

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Here are the highlights:

# The party reiterates its stand to explore all possibilities within framework of Constitution to facilitate construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

# Reiterating its stand on Article 370 and discussing with all stakeholders for abrogation of the Article.

# Ensuring minimisation of black money and setting up of a task force for this purpose.

# Putting in place strict measures and special courts to stop hoarding and black marketing.

# Setting up a Price Stabilisation Fund.

# Unbundling FCI operations into procurement, storage and distribution for greater efficiency.

# Evolving a single National Agriculture Market.

# Promoting and support area specific crops and vegetables linked to food habits of the people.

# Developing high impact domains like labour intensive manufacturing, tourism, and strengthening traditional employment bases of agriculture and allied industry.

# Harnessing opportunities provided by the upgradation of infrastructure and housing.

# Encouraging and empowering youth for self employment and transforming employment exchanges into career centres.

# Eliminating corruption through public awareness,  e-governance, rationalisation and simplification of tax regime.

# Harmonising Centre-state relations by evolving model of national development driven by the states.

# Setting up a Team India initiative which will include the PM and CMs as equal partners.

# Ensure fiscal autonomy of states and creation of regional councils of states of common problems and concerns.

# National Development Council and Inter-state Council will be revived and made into active body.

# Involving state governments in promotion of foreign trade and commerce.

# Greater decentralisation through smaller states.

# Special emphasis on improving connectivity in Northeast region.

# Massive infrastructure development in NE region.

# Complete all pending fencing work along the India-Bangladesh and India-Myanmar border.

# Dealing with insurgency with a firm hand.

#BJP to draft a Uniform Civil Code drawing upon the best traditions and harmonising them with the modern times.

# Foreign policy will be guided through pragmatism and doctrines of mutually beneficial and interlocking relationships.

# Launching a massive Clean Rivers Programme with people’s participation.

# Pursuing friendly relations with neighbours and at the same time not hesitate from taking strong stand when required.

# Reviving the anti-terror mechanism which has been dismantled by the Congress and putting in place swift and fair trial of terror-related cases.

# Insulate intelligence agencies from political intervention and interference.

# Strengthening DRDO and encourage private sector  participation including FDI in selected defence industries.

# Strengthening physical infrastructure with expediting work on freight and industrial corridors.

# Setting up of gas grids and national optical fibre network upto the village level.

# Launching of diamond quadrilateral project of high-speed rail network (Bullet trains).

# Setting up of agri rail network catering to needs of perishable farm products.

# Launching of 50 new tourist circuits for the development of tourism.

# Universalisation of secondary school education and skill development and establishment of national e-library.

# Implementation of national education policy.UGC to be restructured and transformed into higher education commission.

# Ensuring urgent steps for safety of migrant workers and communities from Northeast and other states.

# Pursuing an agenda of equal and rapid development of all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir – Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.

# Return of Kashmiri Pandits to the land of their ancestors with full dignity and security.

# Evolving further the PPP model into a People-Public-Private Partnership (PPPP).

# Strengthening self-governance and empowering Panchayati Raj institutions with a devolution of functionaries and funds.

# Consolidating Gram Sabha institutions, involving people, in policy formation.

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    shivam tripathi
    Sep 10, 2015 at 3:14 pm
    Modi is doing nothing just doing fake commitments, and putting next generation in terrorism.. Spoiling the core value of Hindu religion.
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      Anu Chechan
      Jun 1, 2014 at 6:44 pm
      If BJP still beats the drum of ram mandir and hatred for muslims ,it will only invite insecurity, unstability, and more terror attacks . India will become the battle ground with hindus and muslims fighting ,killing and destroying each others' property .They have to adopt "leave and let leave policy" instead.
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        dipen dutta
        Apr 7, 2014 at 1:16 pm
        Same old rotten recipe again! BJP being under strict guardianship of RSS did not deviate from its divisive politics. It is now clear that people could not be convinced with "Vibrant Gujarat" model and hence this Hindutva agenda.
        1. I
          Apr 11, 2014 at 8:28 pm
          Further Implement the following :1. Change ELECTION CODE/RULES Reforms-all Voters ELECT President of India in Direct elections.. Not the MP/ML's/Other posts(DIRTY DOZEN MP/MLA's who switch over VERY OFTEN for their PERSONAL BENEFIT ). Presidential Election should be Like USA system.. BUT Should only campaign/approach VOTERS through TV/Paper Media with DEVELOPMENT AGENDA for NEXT 1 to 5 years time and NO HANGAMA of spending PUBLIC MONEY.OrCHANGE RULES THAT One time MP ELECT NEED to/MLA/Any elected post.. once in life time for a family, NO ONE Eligible in any elections in their family/relatives in life time.2.REMOVE all RESERVATIONS in ALL LEVEL's and MERIT in Education is the only parameter except handicapped persons with 5 to 10 % in all level reservation.3.REMOVE MINORITY/MAJORITY based cast/creed/religion Politics.. all are equal except Male/Female deference.4. RAPE law and Punishment need is applicable for all types grabbing activities by any one who grabbed LAND/POWER/ANY ARTICLE of OTHERS/ scam masters who pla with PUBLIC FUNDS.5. REMOVE /CHANGE LAW to Prevent some of RIGHTS and PREVENT miss use of RIGHTS.... or RIGHTS NEED TO ATTACH AS WITH MORE DUTIES... which should not harm any one/nature..6.Under developed AREAS can be declared as SEZ and give free trade facilities for 10 to 20 years in each district / Mandala level and make NEW cities/INDUTRIAL HUBS far away from EXISTING CITIES and NOT TO GIVE any PERMISSION for already developed city's, With a VISION to PLAN for Long term of next 10 to 20 to 50 years plan and provide all level/area's development equally....7.REMOVE all TAXE's (direct/Indirect/Local/National ) and charge tax one time only.. no further tax at any level.8.NOT TO SPEND PUBLIC/TAX PAYER's Money to any running of Public offices/ insutions except Notional level Defence/Navy. ALl other services has to earn their funds by better service provided to public with their services and earn their ries and life time retirement benefits... OTHER WISE SHUTDOWN the uneconomical PUBLIC services not to BURDEN the people.9.NOTHING is given FREE- Water/Electricity/FUEL/GAS/KEROSINE... anything to any one .MP/MLA's/IAS/IPS/IFS or any servant of public service(who take public money as budget/tax payers money). except the persons who crossed 75 years, whom give social security and pension...as per government..policy like other countries(USA/Singapoor etc).10.CHANGE THE ENTIRE CONSUTION and write for TO DAY REQUIREMENT abolish all clauses.. which are benefited any Caste/Religion/Community/region etc.NO FORIEGN ORIGIN person elegible to CONTEST any POSITION -PRESIDENT/ MP/MLA/IAS/IPS/IFS/Any level position and NOT TO BE TREATED As CITIZEN OF INDIA for him/Her and their CHILDREN not treated as CITIZENS of INDIA and NOT ELEGIBLE FOR any POsition. Treated as FORIEGNER, no rightson any thing in INDIA.11. BRING ALL THE FUNDS STACKED in SWISS Bank to India with in 6 Months and USe for all development PURPOSE and STOP IMPOSING TAXES.12. Who Ever be a PM now has to. IMPLEMENT the MANIFESTO /AGENDA WITH IN A MONTH to 6 months .. NOT In 5 Years term.13. ABOLISH all PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM ,PROVIDE FOOD for ALL. No ONE SHOULD DIE without FOOD even after 67 years of INDEPENDENCE.14.Remove Taxes on ALL PETROLIUM PRODUCTS and reduce prices and make rules not to increase any PRICES of any item for next 1 to 5 years.No Increase of ries to any one.15.Abolish all Free Bee's to Ministers/MP/MLA's/IAS/IFS/IPS and also No Z category Free security except PM.16. All Wrong doers/TERRISTS/GOONDA's /scamsters/Block Money/Marketers/ ding/Food adulters treated as RAPISTS and apply the Rules/Laws and PUBLIC HANGING needed, no one dare enough to do same acts in the country.17. Make Death as a punishment for corrupt/Murderers/Rapists/Land Grabbers/ Ecological Damager's18. ALL are EQUAL BEFORE LAW and following rules.. Who ever it may be PM/MP/ MLA/ IAS/IPS/IFS/Or any person NO PREFERENCE in TREATMENT.The above all as my opinion for development of country for short term of 5 to 10 years and LONG TERM of 20 to 30 years, even after 67 yrs WE are NOT DEVELOPED compare to other countries who got independence in last 10 to 20 years...Strict laws make the people Obey rules and make adjust for their development and Country DEVELOPMENT in LONG TERM. JAI BHARATH.MATHA KI .JAI..JAI INDIA JAI INDIA JAI INDIA ***END****
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            MANEESH ROY
            Apr 8, 2014 at 12:32 am
            Pros and Cons of Bhartiya Janta Party Election manifesto:Cons:---------Bhartiya Janta Party has not clarified in election manifesto any specific measure to control price-rise.Making any fund for price stability does not makes any sense.What was expected on control of price-rise was re-juvenation of public distribution system,abolition of NCDEX,specific duty on petroleum products in place of ad-valorem duty, etc.... .--Any economy based on Foreign-Direct-Investment is an absolute mistake.What Mr.Chidambaram has practised in past years,clearly tells that Foreign-Direct-Investment only increases corruption,pollutes environment.What was expected was specific measures to increase exports,any specific input from Swadeshi-Jagran-Manch etc.... .--There is no specific policy about Government Pensioners.By tinkering with pension policy Mr.Chidambaram has only created chaos future when employees retire there won't be any certainty in their lives because no where in new pension policy there is any mention of MINIMUM PENSION which retiree is enled to.These retired employees are great et who provide stability to economy because there is a certainty about their income.This certainty in income cannot be guaranteed in new pension policy.What was expected was abandoning of new pension policy,increase in family pension from 30% to 50%,increase in basic pension from 50% to 70% for central and state employees etc..... .--There is no mention of Administered Price Mechanism of petroleum products.IT WAS BHARTIYA JANTA PARTY GOVERNMENT WHICH COMMITED BER BY DIS-MANTLING ADMINISTERED-PRICE-MECHANISM OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTScessant price rise is because of abolition of Administered-Price-Mechanism.--Some pseudo-economists say that there is not enough money with government for expenditure on infrastructure,and that's why foreign investment is necessary in infrastructure.What is required is policy change:no money shall be allocated from budget for infrastructure for next ten years,ONLY MONEY SHALL BE MINT and SPENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE.This will increase employment,improve infrastructure, decrease poverty,increase certainty in life.... .--Some pseudo-economists may also say that minting money will only increase inflation,un-necessarily increase demand.This doubt has no essence,because money spent on infrastructure without private sector involvement will mostly goto people who are in actual need of money and this money on individual basis shall not be more than enough for any un-necessary increase in demand.--Bullet trains,who will use Bullet trains ? When common person cannot afford fare of Rajdhani,Shatabdi,how shall he afford Bullet trains.What was expected was two-way separate railway track for penger,mail trains,safe drinking water on all railway platforms.--New cities,by acquiring land like Mr.Modi is doing in Gujarat will only increase imports because reduced farm land will decrease food production for ever increasing potion.What was expected was,policy to turn-around arid regions into farm-land .--What is vision of Bhartiya Janta Party for providing jobs is not clear from election manifesto.Mr.Chidambaram vision about jobs was to turn INDIA into country of smen.There is no stability in s . What was expected was,increase in public-sector jobs,establishment of new government undertakings, etc.... .--There is always a debate, what is important food-grains or pollution increasing businesses.This election manifesto is silent on this debate.--What is Bhartiya Janta Party's policy on non-conventional energy,is not clear from election manifesto.--This election manifesto is also silent on COLONISATION OF PLANETS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM for accommodation of ever increasing potion.--What is meant by REFORMS ? According to Mr.Chidambaram policies, economic reforms only mean privatisation of public sector undertakings.What was expected was more clear view on banking reforms.Pros:--------No special treatment guaranteed to states for grant of economic packages.--Abolition of special status to Jammu and Kashmir.--Physical Infrastructure development,great if done without foreign-direct-investment.--Science and Technology focus is very important especially if adequate importance is given to colonisation of outer space.--Entrepreneurship is of any essence ONLY AND ONLY if government buys all produce from entrepreneur who conform to quality standards,leaving entrepreneurs not to be hled by marketing absurdity.--Higher and professional education.--No hint to caste based reservation in private sector inspite of people like Ram Vilas Paswan as ally.--If Information Technology based jobs are MORE THAN opening electronic kiosks,internet cafe and if such jobs provide certainty with substantial pension benefits,this could be a game changer.--Encouraging savings,if at least immediate 3% increase in interest on post-office time deposits.--Social security,if done without discrimination.
            1. K
              Apr 8, 2014 at 3:32 am
              this is wr8 thing for inclusive growth
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                Muralidhar Kulkarni
                Apr 8, 2014 at 12:35 pm
                Namo is the only answer to this nation's problems and the manifesto has highlighted all issues of corruption, women reservation,good governance,equality for all and appeat of none by including both Ram Temple and Madarsas and a great leadership under Modi who is a task master. Jai Hind Jai Bharath Shreshta BHARATH.
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                  Ray Roy
                  Apr 7, 2014 at 11:10 am
                  Took so many days to declare. Still the old recitations. Ram mandir and Art 370 points have come up again. Nothing about potion, solid foreign policy, power. No concrete proposal for elimination corruption. Nothing for poor and the middle strata of society. Traders have on put on fence. Smells bad.
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