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TMC Election Manifesto 2021: Mamata Promises Student Credit Card, 5L Jobs Ahead of Bengal Polls

File photo of Mamata Banerjee.

File photo of Mamata Banerjee.

She also promised of starting a widow pension scheme in which Rs 1,000 will be given to beneficiaries from all groups and communities.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday released the Trinamool Congress (TMC) election manifesto for the West Bengal assembly elections. Addressing unemployment, the TMC supremo pledged over five lakh job opportunities will be generated in one year.

She also promised of starting a widow pension scheme in which Rs 1,000 will be given to beneficiaries from all groups and communities. “Our Duare Sarkar scheme is a grand success. The program will be held four months a year. Free ration will be provided at doorstep,” she added.

Terming the manifesto as being a “development-oriented manifesto,” Banerjee said the “manifesto of the people, for the people, and by the people.”

She also said a minimum income guarantee scheme will be launched in which families from economically weak backgrounds will be provided Rs 500 per month. She also promised of introducing a students credit card scheme with a Rs 10 lakh credit limit. “No collateral required… So that our students and youth can be self sufficient.”

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Here’s the TMC Election Manifesto for the West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021