May all live happily. May all enjoy good health. May all see auspiciousness. May none experience distress. May peace prevail everywhere! Universal happiness and peace is the heritage of the ancient Indian civilization, which assumed the character of Bharatvarsha in Bharat Khand. About India, Megasthanes said that “never invaded others and was never invaded.” As per Maharishi Aurobindo, the nation is enshrined in the concept of Sanatana Dharma, which assumes an integral concept of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, which means world as a family. This idea is an exclusive contribution from India to world peace. This idea is an exclusive contribution from India to world peace. India has received faiths from all people like the Jews, Parsis, Muslims or Christians.
Politics as a means to serve the Nation: From modest beginnings, the BJP has grown steadily to emerge as a stable pole of Indian politics. Our growth is rooted in our distinctive ideology and the tireless dedication of millions of our karyakartas throughout the country. In Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay ably assisted by Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Shri Lal Krishna Advani, we have a leadership that has guided and inspired our Party for decades. For the BJP and the fraternal organisations that constitute our extended Nationalist Parivar, politics and power have never been ends in themselves, but a means to serve the people and to contribute to India’s attainment of Param Vaibhav (peaks of glory).
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) founded in 1980, a direct successor of erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) is a major political party of India. The Bharatiya Jana Sangh was founded in 1951 by Syama Prasad Mookerjee, a nationalist leader, former Union Minister and freedom-fighter. The party advocates welfare social social policies, self reliance, robust economic growth, foreign policy driven by a nationalist agenda, and strong national defense.
The BJP is pledged to build up India as a strong and prosperous nation, which is modern, progressive and enlightened in outlook and which proudly draws inspiration from India’s ancient culture and values and thus is able to emerge as a great world power playing an effective role in the comity of Nations for the establishment of world peace and a just international order. The Party aims at establishing a democratic state which guarantees to all citizens irrespective of caste, creed or sex, political, social and economic justice, equality of opportunity and liberty of faith and expression. The Party shall bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established and to the principles of socialism, secularism and democracy and would uphold the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.
The BJP stands for strong national defense, small government and free-market economic policies. Integral humanism has been its core philosophy and identity ever since its inception.
Women have been at the forefront of the Central Government’s development agenda. Through schemes such as Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Ujjwala Yojana, and policy initiatives such as Maternity Benefit Act, 2017 and capital punishment for rape, we have ensured women are drivers of nation-building. We are determined to build a Golden Bengal where women have access to quality healthcare, education, and employment opportunities and live a dignified in a safe, secure, and nurturing environment.
Our farmers are the backbone of this country. These Annadatas have been integral to the Central Government’s development model. By launching initiatives such as PM Kishan, PM Krishi Sinchayi Yojana, and Kisan Credit Card for the first time we have put the farmers at the core of holistic development. We are determined to bring real change to farmers’ life. We are resolute to double the income of farmers in West Bengal by upgrading agricultural infrastructure, marketing, and extending financial assistance to farmers, fishermen, and other allied sectors.
For the first time, crores of Indians have access to free of cost quality healthcare services through schemes such as Ayushman Bharat. Through time gigantic policy moves, the NDA Government has made the health and welfare of citizens the core of governance. We pledge to bring real change to West Bengal’s healthcare system and bring the same focus to the health and wellbeing of the people of West Bengal. Robust world-class infrastructure, quality, and trained personnel, and adequate funding will ensure that West Bengal provides affordable, accessible, and quality healthcare to all its citizens.
In past couple of years, the PM has restored the faith of people in government by providing a corruption-free, efficient, and depoliticized system of governance. Our vision for West Bengal is to bring in real change and usher in a new era of Golden Bengal where governance is transparent, accountable, free from political agenda, and citizens have assured justice.
Inclusive development has always been our mantra. We have paid special focus to areas that were left behind through initiatives like Aspirational Districts Programme, special packages for backward regions, and other schemes. Similarly, we vow to bring real change where North Bengal, Sunderbans, and Jangal Mahal will be equal recipients of all the initiatives taken in the Golden Bengal.
The Central government has endeavored to take India to the pinnacle of economic growth and progress. Through initiatives such as the introduction of GST, the Make in India Scheme, improved Ease of Doing Business. India has gained a competitive edge on the global stage. We pledge to bring real change to Bengal through rapid industrialization and economic growth. Peabody-led Golden Bengal will be the catalyst for India’s Bhagyoday.
In past couple of years, the Central government has developed robust infrastructure through schemes such as PM Gram Sadak Yojana, Bharatmala Pariyojana, PM Awas Yojana, etc., ensuring that the smallest of the villages are connected to the farthest corners of the country. Through the expansion of highways, railways, airports, and access to basic amenities like power, water, housing, and sanitation facilities we are delivering on our promise of improved quality of life. We pledge to bring real change in every village, town, and city of Bengal. World-class infrastructure will be the foundation of Golden Bengal.
Preserving and promoting India’s culture and heritage has been the aim of the NDA-led government through schemes like PRASHAD, Swadesh Darshan, etc. West Bengal, being the state that precipitated the cultural renaissance in the country, deserves to be crowned as the Cultural Capital of India. We pledge to restore West Bengal’s glory by promoting and conserving the vibrant Bengali culture to create a Golden Bengal.
For past couple of years, we have unlocked the tourism potential of the country by promoting India as a global stage. West Bengal has been gifted with a diverse topography from serene mountains in the north to pristine beaches in the south. We envisage the tourism experience in West Bengal to be sustainable, comfortable, and exciting to ensure that the world is able to come and experience Golden Bengal.
It is our vision to make Kolkata the engine of development of the state and all of Eastern India. We will bring real change to Kolkata’s cityscape by building world-class infrastructure, boosting its economy, ensuring cleanliness, and providing a safe environment to its residents. We will lead Kolkata towards a new era by making it the City of Future and fitting capital of Golden Bengal.
The Central Government has upheld the ancient Indian philosophy of living in harmony with nature by ensuring environmental consciousness in all its initiatives such as the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Namami Gange Project, and unprecedented investment in clean energy. We wow to make a real change in the state to make a sustainable Golden Bengal.
Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ is the guiding principle for the Central Government’s vision. Through schemes such as PM Awas Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana, Swachh Bharat, and Stand-Up India, we have ensured every section of the society enjoys the fruit of development. Continuing with this trading, we pledge to build a Golden Bengal where every section of the society is equal and is an active participant in state-building.
Unlocking the potential of the youth of the country through policies and schemes such as National Education Policy 2020, Skill India Programme, Startup India Scheme has been a priority for the central government. Bringing the same agenda to West Bengal, we want to make sure that the youth have access to quality education and better employment opportunities. We want to make sure that youth will be the flag bearers of real change in the state to pave the path for Golden Bengal.