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Union Minister Anurag Thakur in Lucknow today (Photo/ANI)
Union Minister Anurag Thakur in Lucknow today (Photo/ANI)

UP polls: Anurag Thakur hails BJP's manifesto, says party will continue to work on women safety

ANI | Updated: Feb 09, 2022 14:53 IST


Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 9 (ANI): Hailing the manifesto of Bharatiya Janata Party for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday said that the party will continue to work on women safety for the next five years.
Thakur while addressing a press conference in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow said that the funds for 'CM Kanya Sumangala Yojana' and 'CM Samuhik Vivah Yojana' have been increased in the state.
"BJP to work on women safety for next five years, funds for 'CM Kanya Sumangala Yojana' has been increased from Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000, funds for 'CM Samuhik Vivah Yojana' is now at Rs 1 lakh from Rs 51,000. We will also give SHG credit cards up to a limit of Rs 1 lakh," the BJP leader stated.
The minister also said that the BJP government promises to provide two free LPG cylinders with every Holi and Diwali to all the beneficiaries of Ujjwala Yojana. All Anganwadi workers and health friends will be provided health insurance under Ayushman Bharat, he added.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with other BJP leaders released the 'Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra-2022' for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections that are scheduled to take place in seven phases beginning from tomorrow. (ANI)

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