Uttar Pradesh Polls: From jobs, loan waiver to unemployment allowance AAP promises a lot for UP

Rashmi SharmaUpdated:Thursday, January 27, 2022, 08:55 PM IST
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AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal | Photo Credit: PTI

Lucknow: Unemployment allowance, loan waiver for farmers, Rs 1000 per month to women, 10 lakh jobs and free electricity, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has promised a lot to voters in its election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh.

On Thursday, AAP general secretary, Rajya Sabha member and in charge of UP, Sanjay Singh released the manifesto for UP assembly polls and mads big promises. Sanjay Singh said that if voted to power, AAP would provide 300 units free electricity to every household in UP and all the pending bills to be waived off. He said that in AAP, government at UP there would be 24 hours power supply in the state and farmers need not to pay any electricity bills. Earlier the Samajwadi Party too had promised to give 300 units per month free electricity to every domestic consumer. Congress has promised waiver of electricity bills during covid period and free power to farmers for irrigation.

Addressing youths of UP, the poll manifesto of Aam Aadmi Party has promised 10 lakh jobs and Rs 5000 monthly allowance to all unemployed. On the tunes of Punjab elections, the AAP has promised Rs 1000 monthly allowance for every women in UP. Besides it has also promised loan waiver for farmers in UP.

The AAP MP and UP In charge Sanjay Singh said that if voted to power 25 per cent of annual budget in UP would be spent on education. The family of every martyr in UP would be provided financial assistance of Rs one crore and same amount is to be given to the covid warriors. He said that on the tune of Delhi government there would be home delivery of ration in UP. Terming unemployment as the biggest problem of UP, AAP leader said that if voted to power all recruitments would be completed in speedy manner. There would be no employment through outsourcing agencies in UP and old pension scheme is to be implemented again.

In the election manifesto of AAP, promise has been made to make the government schools more equipped and at par with the private ones. The manifesto said that on the tunes of Delhi government, the government schools in UP would be provided better facilities than private. There would be no fee hike in the private schools as per the manifesto. AAP has also promised Rs 10 lakh insurance to every scribe in UP.

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