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CPI(M) releases manifesto, proposes stoppage of mass surveillance, statutory minimum wage of Rs 18,000

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 28, 2019 Published on March 28, 2019

The CPI(M) on Thursday proposed stoppage of mass surveillance, statutory minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 per month and curbing monopolies over the telecom and Internet service platforms in its manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha elections.

In the declaration, the party has proposed an alternative policy platform under which it has called for protection of the secular principle and democratic rights enshrined in the Constitution and enforcement of farmers’ right to sell their produce at minimum support price.

It has also proposed a statutory minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 per month, universal Public Distribution System with 35 kg of food grains per family, rise in taxes of the rich, restoration of inheritance tax and old age pension of Rs 6,000 per month.

Published on March 28, 2019
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