In a run-up to the General Elections 2019, all the parties have started rolling out the list of Candidates. Along with the candidates, parties have also started to release the poll manifesto for the mega battle of ballots.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP):
The Party’s Manifesto was launched in the mega event at the party’s headquarters in the national Capital in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Union Minister Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and other top brasses from the party.
Party manifesto titled ‘Sankalp Patr’ focused on varsity of Issues including Nation First Slogan, Doubling Farmers Income, Abrogation of Article 35A and Article 370 in the valley, Health for All, an extension to PM Kisan Scheme all farmers removing the bar of 2 Hectare Land, among others.
Indian National Congress:
The Opposition Indian National Congress on Tuesday (April 2) releases its poll manifesto for the mega battle of ballots 2019.
The Party’s Manifesto was launched in the mega event at party’s headquarters in the national Capital in the presence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Former PM Manmohan Singh, Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, KC Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala and other party top brasses.
Party manifesto titled ‘Congress will Deliver’ ‘Hum Nibhayengey’ focused on varsity of Issues including LGBT rights, rights for minorities, women empowerment, NYAY scheme among Others.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) in a bid to go nationally released its manifesto on Wednesday that focuses more on national issues than it’s previous manifestos. Mamata Banerjee-led TMC in its poll manifesto termed the Demonetization a big scam and promised to initiate a Top Court monitored Inquiry if voted to power in the General Elections 2019.
The West Bengal ruling party has also promised the revival of Planning Commission, doubling the MNREGA Scheme with 200 days of employment and Simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The Kolkata headquartered party also promised to resolve the Kashmir Issue once a ‘new government’ is formed after the mega battle of ballots.
Samajwadi Party (SP):
The SP on April released the party’s vision document at the SP headquarters titled Mahaparivartan Through Social Justice. The document is a retort to the government’s announcement of 10% reservation for the economically weaker sections of the upper caste.
The party has refrained using the word ‘minority’ in the document.
The manifesto by SP has proposed a ban using Armed forces of any form in its political propaganda.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) released its manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha elections that mentioned curbing of intricate mass surveillance, a statutory minimum wage of not less than ₹18,000 per month and checking monopolies over telecom and internet service platforms.