Himachal Pradesh Election: BJP President JP Nadda on Monday claimed that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will forfeit all the 68 seats in the state in the assembly elections to be held on November 12 in Himachal Pradesh. “The people of the hill state will change the ‘customs, but not the rule’,” he said. Addressing a public meeting in favor of Chetan Bragta, BJP’s candidate from Jubbal-Kotkhai seat, Nadda said, “The upcoming election battle is about protecting the rights of the people of the state and not about individuals.”
The BJP chief said, “This is a fight for your rights and Chetan will protect them very seriously. Protect Chetan till November 12 and after that he will protect your rights”.
Praised BJP candidate
BJP President JP Nadda also lauded the role of Chetan Bragata’s father Narinder Bragata, saying, “As a former minister, he protected the rights of farmers and gardeners of the area. Chetan Bragata will contest the 2021 by-election from Jubbal-Kotkhai.” He was defeated by Congress’ Rohit Thakur.He contested the by-election as an independent candidate.Jubbal-Kotkhai is part of the state’s ‘apple region’.
Chetan Bragta vs.
Chetan Bragta, who was elected from Jubbal-Kotkhai from BJP party, is again contesting against Rohit Thakur of Congress and Shrikant Chauhan of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is also in the fray. JP Nadda said, “They say that in Himachal Pradesh governments change every five years, but we have to change this trend as we have done in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and other states”. “Give a clear message to the Congress that the custom (tradition) is changing, the raj (power) is not,” the BJP head said.
BJP has issued manifesto
BJP national president JP Nadda on Sunday released the party’s manifesto for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections. He promised to implement Uniform Civil Code if the government comes to power, create eight lakh jobs in a phased manner and open five new medical colleges in the state.
JP Nadda released a separate manifesto for women. He promised 33 per cent reservation for women in government jobs. He also claimed that when the government comes, the girl students of class VI to XII will get cycles and girls pursuing higher education will be given scooty.
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