Ahmedabad:

After the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made a flurry of lucrative promises ahead of the assembly elections in Gujarat, questions have arisen whether the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is also trying to woo voters and retain its grip on power. Will announce some such concessions for

According to political analysts, parties are making big promises as they are not giving anything out of their pockets and these promises will eventually be fulfilled with taxpayers' money.

The BJP has so far taken the stand that it is not involved in the rush of distributing 'free ki rewari' to the people and has cautioned the voters not to fall for the promises of 'AAP'.

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AAP is a relatively new party in the electoral politics of Gujarat.

Its entire campaign has centered around making luscious promises to the wider electorate to oust the BJP from power and put up a strong showing in the year-end assembly elections.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched his party's campaign with assurances of several concessions like free electricity up to 300 units every month, free education in government schools, unemployment allowance, Rs 1,000 allowance to women and monthly salary to new lawyers. is of.

Whenever Kejriwal comes to Gujarat, he leaves with at least one new 'guarantee' to the voters.

In an effort to beat the AAP, the Congress has also come up with several lucrative promises to woo voters and end their long wait to return to power.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a rally in the state a few days ago, promised that his party would give all the concessions to the people, which the AAP has offered so far.

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Apart from this, he also promised to provide LPG (kitchen gas) cylinders for Rs 500, compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of the victims of Kovid-19 and waiving off loans of farmers up to Rs 3 lakh.

Now all eyes are on the BJP and the big question is whether the BJP, which has been in power for more than two decades in Gujarat, will also join the race of distributing 'free ki rewari' to woo the voters or will it take a different route. Will choose

The voters of Gujarat are eagerly waiting for what the BJP will offer them.

Ahmedabad resident Komal Chidwani said, “This time we have the option to vote for whoever makes more promises.

Due to these promises, it will be difficult to choose the last option this time.

Political analyst Hari Desai said, "All parties are distributing free ravadis.

BJP has done this before.

The parties are not giving anything out of their pocket, so it is easy for them to make big promises.

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He said that the BJP and the Congress have a history of making promises to garner the support of the voters.

Desai said, 'BJP leaders say that they are giving free vaccines, free ration to the poor.

They have done this with taxpayers' money.

When the Congress was in power, it waived off farmers' loans and distributed many other 'free ki rewaris'.

He said, 'Look at the condition of the Punjab government led by 'AAP', which started making announcements related to distribution of 'free ravdis' in Gujarat.

She is not even able to pay salaries to government employees on time.

Desai advised voters to be alert and not to fall prey to pre-poll promises made by political parties.


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