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Just 10 days before the first phase of Gujarat's elections, Chief minsiter Narendra Modi released the BJP's poll manifesto. Released in the form of a 'committment letter', Modi's manifesto is focused on his development agenda. Modi has made sweeping promises with a focus on roads and highways, and homes for the poor. The BJP has also promised major irrigation projects. 

Modi's manifesto: Key features

Road networks to be doubled in 5 years

Gujarat to be made a global auto hub in the next 5 years

Additional 16 lakh hectares of land to be irrigated in the next 5 years.

All farm electricity connections to be cleared immediately

Housing: 50 lakh houses will be constructed in the next 5 years. 28 lakh homes in rural areas, 22 lakh homes in urban areas.

Farmers to be given loans at low interest rates.

Pure drinking water to every individual.

30 lakh women to be given assistance under Mission Namgalam Project.

Eligibility age for govt jobs to be made 28 or 30 as per caste basis.

Insurance for all: Modi promises to insure all people in the state.

To fill all dams and water bodies in Gujarat with Narmada water in the next 3 years.

Cold storage will be set up in all districts.

Gujarat will be India's textile capital again.

Dairy production to be extended till Saurashtra and Kutch.
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