Fact Check: BJP’s fake manifesto claims to close Ladli Behan scheme


The claim of closing the Ladli Behan Yojana in the Madhya Pradesh BJP manifesto is wrong. In its manifesto, the BJP has also promised to provide financial assistance along with pucca houses to the favored beneficiaries.

New Delhi (Vishvas News). Through a viral video on social media, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh has allegedly excluded the Laadli Behan scheme from its manifesto. It is said that after the return of the BJP government in the state, the Laadli Behan Yojana will be closed and the beneficiaries will not get any benefit from it.

An investigation by Vishvas News found this claim to be false. Bharatiya Janata Party has not only given space to Laadli Behan Yojana in its manifesto but along with financial assistance, it has also promised to provide housing to the beneficiaries. Along with this, other economic announcements have been made for the favored beneficiaries.

What is viral?

social media user ‘Aapka Purushottam Dangi’ Goes Viral Video (archive ConnectionWhile sharing ) it is written, “BJP has closed Ladli Behan Yojana in its manifesto that is if BJP government is formed then Ladli Behan Yojana will be stopped and no sister will get money.”

Screenshot of a viral video with a false claim on social media.

Many more on various social media platforms users has shared this video with similar and similar claims.

an investigation

In the viral video, it is alleged that BJP did not mention Ladli Behan Yojana in the manifesto released for Madhya Pradesh, so we checked the election manifesto. This BJP manifesto along with Election Commission website website (archive link) is also present.

BJP manifesto released for Madhya Pradesh.

Many measures were announced for women under the ‘Women’s Empowerment’ section of the manifesto, with the first announcement being related to the Laadli scheme. The manifesto reads: “Beloved sisters will be given housing along with monthly financial assistance. 1.3 crore dear sisters will get benefits.” Along with this, it was announced to give “Rs 2 lakh to Ladli Lakshmi”, the beneficiaries of which will be all girls from BPL families.

This is also mentioned in many other news. India TV Report According to the BJP manifesto released for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections, along with financial assistance, if the government is formed, it has also promised to provide permanent housing to women. Along with this, a promise was also made to provide LPG cylinders for Rs 450 to the sister beneficiaries of Ujjwala and Ladli Brahmin Yojana.

Vishvas News contacted Naidunia State Bureau Chief Dhananjay Pratap Singh regarding this allegation. He confirmed that BJP has not announced the closure of Laadli Behan Scheme in its manifesto.

It is to be noted that polling was held on November 17 for a total of 230 assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh.

The results of assembly elections in five states, including Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, will be out on December 5.

Fact-checking reports from Vishvas News investigating other misleading and false election-related claims website It can be read. Earlier, a similarly altered video of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan went viral on social media, claiming that he had accepted defeat ahead of the elections. In our investigation, we found this video to be fake, the fact-check report of which can be read here.

Conclusion: The claim of closure of Ladli Behan Yojana in BJP manifesto in Madhya Pradesh is wrong. In its manifesto, the BJP has also promised to provide financial assistance along with pucca houses to the favored beneficiaries.

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