Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said during an Assam poll rally that his party would, among other things, bring in laws to stop love and land jihad. He also promised Rs 2.5 lakh per Namgarh for the redevelopment of these places of religious congregation spread across the state.
Speaking in Kamrup district of Assam, the senior BJP leader said, “The BJP’s manifesto has several items. But the biggest among them is that the BJP government will work towards bring in laws against love and land jihad.”
He claimed his party turned the state agitation-free and terrorism-free, and promised to make it a job hub and flood-free. He also said that B.Ed colleges will be built in every block and two lakh government schools and eight lakh private jobs will be generated before 2022.
The BJP, led by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is fighting to retain power in Assam, a state that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mr Shah paying frequent visits in recent weeks. The state goes to polls in three phases from March 27 to April 6.