Kejriwal to unveil AAP's trade and industry manifesto in Ludhiana today
(2 years ago)
Ludhiana (Punjab) , Oct. 23 : Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party' national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be visiting Ludhiana on Sunday to release the party's trade and industry manifesto for Punjab.
As per report, the manifesto will be released at a resort on Chandigarh Road in presence of representatives of trade, transport and industry associations.
Earlier, in a direct move aimed at reaching out to voters, especially the farmers, and luring them to cast their votes in favour of the AAP, the latter has been distributing forms declaring that it would waive off the farmers' loans after coming to power in the state.
For the past one week, such forms of assurance are being circulated door to door by AAP leader Sanjay Singh.
Last month, Kejriwal released the party's 31-point farmers manifesto promising several benefits, which included the loan waive off scheme.
He promised to implement the 'Sir Chotu Ram Act' in the state and put an end to farmers' suicides by December 2018.
Beside this, he also promised proper price for crops, making up for crop loss, free medical facilities to farmers etc.
Kejriwal also announced to raise the old age pension from Rs.500 to Rs.2000 per month and payment of Rs.20000 per acre compensation for the damage of crops due to drought, floods, pest attack and unseasonal rains.