96 per cent of Maharashtra BJP manifesto promises met: Report

A report by a BJP think tank says that 96% of the promises made to the people in the 2014 Maharashtra BJP’s Manifesto, have been fulfilled.

Published: 18th October 2019 08:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th October 2019 08:10 AM   |  A+A-

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis (Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: A report by a BJP think tank says that 96% of the promises made to the people in the 2014 Maharashtra BJP’s Manifesto have been fulfilled. It attributes the success to the existing synergy between the Central government and Maharashtra, which helped bring about rapid development and progress.

Releasing the Public Policy Research Centre (PPRC) report, BJP vice president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said, the Fadnavis-led government provided stability to the state which created an environment to unleash economic transformation.

“The Maharashtra government was thus able to fulfil over 96% of the promises that were enumerated in the 2014 manifesto. The remaining initiatives promised are in stages of implementation,” said the BJP leader. He said good governance has been the guiding principle of the BJP government. It gave Maharashtra stability and created an environment where social and economic transformation could achieved.

Talking about Maharashtra’s flagship scheme for water conservation ‘Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan,’ he said over 18,000 villages were pulled out from water-deficit situation to water-surplus status, despite the fact that the state faced a severe drought in the last century.PPRC Director Sumeet Bhasin explained the government’s endeavour in boosting the infrastructure projects in the state, saying, “Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis himself was closely engaged in the process.” 

FRA may be a deciding factor in Assembly poll

The Forest Rights Act may play an important role in the upcoming assembly election of Maharashtra with livelihoods of people depending on it, points out an analysis by advocacy group Community Forest Rights-Learning and Advocacy.

The analysis shows 211 of the total 288 constituencies have potential of FRA as an electoral factor. The state will go to polls on October 21,  with the result set to come out on October 24

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp