Keen to win over crucial state of Madhya Pradesh, the ruling BJP is making all efforts to woo the voters.
In a bid to provide relief to women from spiraling cylinder prices, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced that in the month of Sawan, we will provide LPG cylinders for Rs 450. After that, I will make permanent arrangements for it..”. Sawan month, as per Hindu calendar is considered holy and when special prayers and offerings to deity Shiva is made.
The offer of gas cylinder at Rs 450 is for the women covered under Laadli Bahna scheme. Under the scheme, the eligible women were also given Rs 250 each to celebrate Rakhi, when sister ties thread to the wrist of brother and he gives out gifts to her with promise to protect her as well.
With election round the corner and Congress making huge offers if it gets voted in, BJP is preempting the opposition party move.
“Today we have decided that increased (electricity) bills will not be recovered… The increased bills will become zero in September and after that, arrangements will be made to ensure that the bill of poor women will come to Rs 100 every month…”, he also told to the women crowd.