CPI-M Manifesto promises new food security law

The CPI(M) manifesto promises new food security law with a universal public distribution system, measures to curb corruption, ending caste discrimination and protection of rights of women, SCs, STs and minorities.

The poll document released today calls for defending secularism and national unity and adopting non-aligned and independent foreign policy. The party supports a statutory minimum wage of ten thousand rupees per month linked to consumer price index and establishing a publicly-funded, universal and non-contributory old age pension system.

Unveiling the manifesto in New Delhi, CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat said the party is in favour of a sub-plan for the Muslims on the lines of the tribal sub-plan to implement Sachar Committee recommendations. It also supports passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha.

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CPI-M Manifesto promises new food security law
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