LS Poll: CPM releases state manifesto for Himachal Pradesh
Himachal pradesh unit of Communist Party of India (Marxist) today released its manifesto, promising to deliver 25 points agenda, while fighting elections from Shimla (reserve) and Mandi Lok Sabha seats also supporting 'non-Cong, non-BJP' candidates on rest two seats for the polls which are scheduled to go on May 7.
Eight paged manifesto was released by Himachal Praddesh Kissan Sabha leader Kuldeep Tanwar, Mayor and deputy mayor Sanjay Chauhan and Tekinder Panwar, in presence of party candidate of Shimla Jagat Singh here today.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr Tanwar said it came out with separate manifesto for the state as they want to draw the attention of people toward real issue should be focus by a political force during the election campaign.
Cautioning the people not to allure by the personified campaign of Congress and BJP he said that it is unfortunate both mainstreams parties were trying to drift aside such issues merely focusing and projecting Rahul Gandhi other Narender Kumar Modi national and Virbhadra Singh and Prem Kumar Dhumal on the state as their poll plank.
Highlighting the key points of Manifesto, Mr Panwar said party would give slogan of 'Reject Congress & Defeat BJP.
"We are appealing voters to support candidates to bring up a 'strong left alternate in the Centre' which would be broadly based upon policy not leadership.' he said.
Before delegating power of vote to citizen Baba Bhim Rao Ambedkar had emphasised to count 'one vote to one economic unit' in the democratic set up,
Deputy mayor said party would ensure that every one get their due share in the production of state with aims to translate the message conveyed by founder of Indian Constitution to the people of this country.
Claiming to have overwhelming response from the people during the campaign CPI(M) leader said gap between rich and poor had deepen in the alternative rules of Congress and BJP in country as it had further widened after following path so-called liberalization since 1990.
During the neo liberal the share of growth in the national economy was gone in favour of few hands as number of billionaires in the world is largest in India even surpasses England, Mr Panwar said 80 per cent rural and 64 per cent of all urban households consume less than the recommended calorie norm.
Quoting date of National Sample Survey (NSS), he said policies of Centre whether it was Congress or BJP had not changed the lives of ordinary people as 36 per cent of women and 34 per cent of men are rendered undernourished in country.
(Posted on 08-04-2014)