On May, 1st, 2023, Monday, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its election manifesto or vision document ahead of the Karnataka Elections slated to be held on May 10th, 2023. The election manifesto will be released by the BJP’s national president JP Nadda in the presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and party veteran Yeddyurappa at 11 am in Bengaluru. The party election manifesto may focus on the youth welfare measures, development of infrastructure, and empowerment of women.
The party’s national president, JP Nadda will also hold two roadshows as well as Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister is also scheduled to hold four roadshows today. The Bharatiya Janata Party declared that it had looked at each and every section of society in its election manifesto for the Assembly Polls 2018. The cow protection measures had also been involved in the party manifesto. Further to take the first-time voters on board, a special announcement could be made for youth and girl students who have passed the 12th class.
Meanwhile, Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India slammed the Congress for drawing parallels between him and a snake while addressing a rally in Kolar. He further said that the people of Karnataka will give a ‘befitting reply’ to the party in the upcoming elections. Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge in an election rally said, “PM Modi is like a poisonous snake, you might think it’s poison or not if you lick it, you are dead.” Narendra Modi launched a devastating attack on Congress entitled the party as an ‘outdated engine.’
The ruling BJP is in the last leg of the campaigning, in which the Prime Minister is conducting a number of rallies as well as roadshows to turn the wind in the party’s favour. The assembly elections are scheduled on May 10th, including 200 units of free electricity in Karnataka and the counting of the votes is scheduled on May 13th.