BJP launches 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla'; to seek suggestions from people in all 294 Assembly ahead of polls, says Nadda

He said the party's manifesto will stress on the socio-economic empowerment of the Matua community and end 'syndicate' culture

Press Trust of India February 25, 2021 15:20:17 IST
BJP launches 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla'; to seek suggestions from people in all 294 Assembly ahead of polls, says Nadda

File image of JP Nadda. PTI

Kolkata: BJP chief JP Nadda on Thursday launched Lokkho Sonar Bangla (target to build golden Bengal) manifesto crowdsourcing campaign to seek suggestions from more than two crore people in West Bengal ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections.

He said the party's manifesto will stress on the socio-economic empowerment of the Matua community, women and youth and put an end to the "cut money" and "syndicate" culture in the state.

The Lokkho Sonar Bangla campaign will begin on 3 March and continue till 30 March.

"We aim to reach out to more than two crore people of the state spread across all the 294 constituencies There will be 30,000 suggestion boxes. We want to seek suggestions of the common people in our endeavour to build Sonar Bangla," Nadda said during the launch of the programme.

Nadda said that the BJP aims to build a West Bengal where women can live without fear and students from the Matua
community get education and jobs to lead a good life.

"We will end Naxalism in West Bengal. We will end coal smuggling and syndicate and cut money culture," he said.

Bengali actor Payal Sarkar joined the saffron party in the presence of Nadda on Thursday. The Assembly elections in the state are due in April-May.

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