Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections, AAP National Leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has pledged a series of social measures for the state across all sectors.
For the Tribals of Gujarat, Kejriwal guaranteed that the AAP, if elected to power, would enforce the 5th Schedule of the Constitution to protect and uplift the Adivasis. He promised world-class schools and hospitals in every tribal village, with the offer of access to education and free health care. “We will establish ‘Gaon clinics’ in every village,” he said, adding that his government would ensure that the approval of the Gram Sabha in every village in the designated areas is sought before any work is undertaken in the region.
The national head of the AAP also promised shelter to every homeless tribal and easy access to obtaining a caste certificate, in addition to free electricity and access to employment programs. guaranteed. “Road connectivity will be provided for each village,” he said.
Later in the day, he addressed a Jansabha in Bodeli of Chhota Udaipur, where he claimed that the elections in Gujarat were a direct competition between the AAP and the BJP. Targeting rising inflation, he spoke of the three electricity-related guarantees his party has made for the people of Gujarat: “When we form a government in Gujarat, people will get up to 300 units of electricity free. We will provide electricity 24/7 and the pending bill until December 31, 2021 will be cancelled.
Unemployment is a big problem during this election. AAP promised that in the next five years, all the youths in Gujarat will be employed. The party has also pledged to provide an unemployment allowance of Rs 3,000 per month to each young person. “We will give 10 lakh jobs to the government and create a transparent system where everyone has an equal chance of getting a job,” Kejriwal said.
He also ensured to provide many opportunities to increase trade and end corruption in the sector. “We will bring the VAT amnesty scheme for the speedy resolution of old cases. We will pay all pending VAT refunds within six months,” he pledged, emphasizing: “Now there will be a new policy in Gujarat”.