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Last mile connectivity, solution to air pollution problem demands of Delhiites: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Last mile connectivity, solution to air problem and implementation of the Ayushman Bharat scheme are some of the demands of Delhiites, the BJP said Monday, while claiming that the issue of sealing is not one of their grouses.

The BJP collected suggestions from Delhiites as part of the month-long 'Bharat Ke Mann Ki Baat' campaign for the BJP's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections.

"The manifesto will be made according to what people want. We received suggestions from lakhs of Delhiites and they wanted that the Ayushman Bharat health scheme be implemented. minister is not implementing the scheme thinking that it will benefit Modiji," said BJP

The party said nothing on Delhi statehood, which has been made a major poll plank by the

Tiwari said Delhiites expressed concern over various that they read on air and how there is lack of

The "injustice" done to guest teachers and contractual teachers by the was also raised by the people of Delhi, he added.

"The suggestions will be added to our manifesto. We are not saying that we have done everything, but we have done something and whatever is left will be completed and will not be kept pending for long," he said.

Former said they even met 'chowkidars' to gather their suggestions.

"The opposition keeps on saying, 'Chowkidar chor hai' so we met around 1,156 chowkidars, who said 'Our PM, our chowkidar is alert'," she said, adding that the party also met farmers, intellectuals as part of its campaign.

Mehra said they have received suggestions and feedback from close to six lakh Delhiites and more than 50 per cent of the people are happy with the central government.

"People praised the government for taking a tough stand on and ensuring that IAF Wing returns home within 48 hours. There were some dissatisfied people, but their numbers were less," she said.

Mehra said many people want unauthorised colonies be regularised and some people also expressed concerns about lack of jobs for their children.

"I have not seen a single letter where people have spoken about the issue of sealing. Some people have also said they face problems in getting ration from shops," she added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 19:20 IST