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By NewsGram Staff Writer

Patna: In the poll manifesto by BJP released on Thursday, it promised to distribute free laptops to students, two-wheelers to girls and colour TVs to Dalits and Mahadalits which it said will eliminate Bihar’s backwardness.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley released Bharatiya Janata Party’s poll manifesto – vision document – for the upcoming assembly elections. The party also promised to give dhotis and sarees if it won the polls.

“BJP’s vision document is part of our plan to get Bihar rid of backwardness,” Jaitley told reporters here. Other senior party members were also present at the event.

Bhupender Yadav, in charge of the party’s affairs in Bihar, said: “Jaitley released the vision document a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Banka.”

He said the manifesto focuses on women and Dalits’ empowerment, education, jobs for youth, and health and infrastructure development issues.

He said the BJP’s main poll plank is development in Bihar and the document entails the party’s vision for the state for the next five years if it wins.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in his poll manifesto, spoke of a seven-point agenda to develop Bihar. This included free Wi-Fi in colleges and university campuses, a student credit card scheme for loans to pursue higher and professional education, and an unemployment allowance.

The manifesto also promised electricity and toilets in every home.

(With inputs from IANS)

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Narendra Modi App : Amazing Platform where Prime Minister connects with the citizens

Wanna give ideas to or interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi? Go and download Narendra Modi app on android and iOs

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (FILE PHOTO)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an amazing sense of connecting with masses. Prime Minister knows the nerve of Indian public and at various instances proves himself as a pan Indian leader. Prime Minster Modi is undoubtedly one of the most tech-savvy global leader and a big promoter of e-governance and m-governance since a long time. Within two months of assuming Prime Minister-ship, he had launched the ambitious myGov project. In continuing the tradition of citizen connect, Prime Minister Modi took another step towards connecting with the people at their convenience by launching Narendra Modi app couple of years back.

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Prime Minister launching Narendra Modi App

The Narendra Modi app provides updates on the day-to-day activities of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It presents an opportunity to receive messages and emails directly from Shri Narendra Modi. There is also an option to contribute and earn ‘badges’ through to-do tasks in various social initiatives. Through Narendra Modi app, one can tune-in and listen to the various episodes of ‘Mann ki Baat’, read Prime Minister Modi’s blogs, and get to know more about him from his Biography section. Narendra Modi app also provides comprehensive information on initiatives and achievements of the Union Government, which has an ‘infographics’ section for insights.

Such type of initiative by a global leader gives a strong message how technology can be used by governments to bridge gap between leaders and citizens. apart from this app Prime Minister Modi is also very much active on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. Prime Minister Modi is the one of the most followed global leader on Twitter.

So what are you waiting for. Go and share some ideas of innovation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and contribute in his vision of “Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas”.

– by SHAURYA RITWIK, Shaurya is Sub-Editor at NewsGram and writes on Geo-politcs, Culture, Indology and Business. Twitter Handle – @shauryaritwik

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