Bihar BJP to take central schemes to people

Patna: Bihar BJP today asked its workers and leaders to take the salient features of union budget and central government schemes to the people to put pressure on the state government for their implementation.

“Among the several issues that the state executive committee discussed at its two day meeting, the focus was on the pro-poor, pro-village, pro-farmer union budget of 2016-17 and also that of central government schemes. We need to take them to the people so that they can take benefits of those schemes,” party spokesman Vinod Narayan Jha told PTI.

Party workers and leaders would propagate the schemes and provisions of union budget in order to put pressure on the state government for their implementation, he said.

The political resolution, moved by Nand Kishore Yadav, was passed while resolution on agriculture would be moved by Prem Kumar tomorrow.

In its political resolution, the party, which suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance, termed it as ‘unnatural’ and ‘opportunist’ alliance and expressed concern and displeasure that it has failed to live up to the expectations of the people.

Deteriorating law and order situation, high level of corruption and inefficient government have made the people feel insecure within four months of the government formation, the resolution said adding that repeated political killings has put a stamp of seal that this is ‘Jungle Raaj II’.

It thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving a special package of Rs 1.65 lakh crore besides Rs 40,000 crore would be pumped in the state through foreign direct investment in two rail projects at Marhaura and Madhepura.

It alleged tat the grand secular alliance government is inefficient, directionless and full of inner contradictions and is not able to carry out development, generate employment.

The party’s national general secretary and Bihar in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, Bihar BJP chief Mangal Pandey, Union Ministers Radha Mohan Singh, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Giriraj Singh, Leader of Opposition in Council Sushil Kumar Modi, Leader of Opposition in Assembly Prem Kumar, and others attended the two-day meeting that began today.