Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that Rs 1,000 per month will be transferred into the accounts of all women in Punjab if his party AAP is voted to power in the 2022 assembly polls.
Today I want to make an announcement. Aam Aadmi Party will form the government in Punjab. We will transfer Rs 1,000 every month into the accounts of every woman who is more than 18 years old in the state, he said, adding to the list of freebies promised by him, said Arvind Kejriwal.
Furthermore, Arvind Kejiriwal said Elderly women who are getting an old-age pension will continue to get that in addition to the Rs 1,000 to be credited into their accounts.
The AAP believes that this key poll promise will impact the lives of more than a crore of women in Punjab and has the potential of being a gamechanger.
Under the AAP’s ‘Mission Punjab’, Kejriwal will visit various places in the state in the next month to rally support for the upcoming state election polls.
- Kejriwal has already promised up to 300 units of free electricity for each household in Punjab
- In addition,24-hour electricity supply.
- Moreover, free treatment and medicines at government hospitals
These are some of the promises to be fulfilled if AAP is voted to power in the assembly elections.
The Aam Aadmi Party was founded in 2012. The party had emerged as the main opposition in Punjab in the last assembly election. However, the party leaders had admitted that they were expecting the party to perform better.
The AAP in the 2017 Punjab assembly election eventually lose the election. The party suffered a defeat at the hands of Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress.
Kejriwal is on a two-day tour of Punjab. AAP is yet to announce a candidate for the chief minister. Meanwhile, the AAP has already declared the first list of candidates, which includes all 11 sitting MLAs.