Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Amidst criticism from opposition parties in BJP’s Bihar election manifesto over the promise of free Kovid vaccine, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday that this announcement is absolutely correct and the party should announce this May be what she wants to do when she comes to power. Also Read – Tejashwi’s tough attitude – open challenge to Nitish, asked BJP a sharp question, tell who is the face of CM
Sitharaman had on Thursday released the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) manifesto for the Bihar assembly elections. Promises made in the document include the vaccination of Kovid for free to the people of the state when the saffron party comes back to power. Opposition parties had criticized the BJP over this promise and demanded action from the Election Commission, alleging that the ruling party was using the epidemic for political gains. Also Read – Bihar Election 2020: Small packet-big bang, this small alliance will spoil electoral mathematics in Bihar
Senior BJP leader Sitharaman told reporters here, “This is an announcement made in the manifesto. A party can announce what it wants to do when it comes to power. Exactly the same announcement has been made. Health is a state subject. This is completely true. ” Also Read – Bihar Polls 2020: Tejashwi issued RJD’s manifesto, these promises including ‘job, unemployment allowance and loan waiver’ …
He said that every party in its manifesto tells what it wants to do when it comes to power. Elections for Bihar Legislative Assembly will be held in three phases. Polling for the first phase is to be held on 28 October.