BJP Manifesto For Nagaland Election 2023: BJP has released its manifesto for the assembly elections in Nagaland. It has been named ‘Sankalp Patra’ by the party. BJP national president JP Nadda released it. During this, he fiercely attacked the opposition. BJP President JP Nadda said, “5 years back North East used to face blockades, militancy, targeted attacks etc. but today Nagaland is again on the path of peace, prosperity and development.”
The BJP president said, “Nagaland has been a story of development. Insurgency has come down by 80% in the last 8 years and AFSPA has been removed from 66% of the areas.” He said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi considers the states of the North East as ‘Ashta Lakshmi’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi North East is developing rapidly under the leadership of We have laid a network of highways.”
‘Roadmap for the development of the state in the resolution letter’
Releasing the manifesto, the BJP president said, “BJP’s Sankalp Patra 2023 for Nagaland includes a roadmap for the development of the state. There was a time when Northeast meant blockades, militancy, violence and targeted killings. Last 8 years Insurgency has come down to a great extent and AFSPA has been reduced and removed to a large extent. Also, notification of disturbed area has been withdrawn from many districts.”
Political equation of Nagaland
There is a government of the National Democratic Progressive Party in Nagaland and the BJP is an ally in power. In the 2017 elections, the BJP contested the elections in alliance with the NDPP. NDPP then won 18 seats and BJP 12. Neiphiu Rio was made the Chief Minister in the alliance. This time also BJP and NDPP are contesting together. Last year itself, NDPP and BJP had announced to contest the elections together in a joint press conference. Both the parties had said in a joint statement that NDPP will contest 40 seats and BJP together in 20 seats.
What is the election schedule?
Voters will vote for the Nagaland Assembly elections on February 27. Votes will be counted on March 2. The last date for filing nominations is February 07 and the date of withdrawal of nominations is February 10. Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar told that the term of the Legislative Assembly is coming to an end on March 12 in Nagaland.
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