The parties shouldn't be allowed to manipulate public funds for their motives to attract vote banks at the cost of public funds which belongs to country, it said.
Freelance journalist Reena Reena Mathai Luke feels that ordinary public remains unimpressed with election manifestos.
The BJP has come out promising to secure constitutional protection on issues related to faith and belief.
According to reliable sources in the TDP, this time, too, the party is focusing more on farmers, women and youth while giving priority to the welfare of BCs, SCs, STs and minorities.
The petition said that contended that the announcement covering persons below BPL by AIADMK is impractical.
The 48-page manifesto promised to repeal the sedition law, scrap use of Aadhaar for welfare schemes, removal of RSS’ people from government posts and enactment of a law against lynching.
A senior TDP leader told Express that the party’s manifesto committee headed by Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, is giving finishing touches to the document.
There’s no dearth of masala in the poll season. The election manifesto of TTV Dhinakaran’s AMMK promises to “immediately shut down” all liquor manufacturing units in the State.
The commission has now made the release of election manifestos a part of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), which is a set of rules to be followed by parties after elections are announced.
The CII said it has shared the manifesto with all the major political parties, national and regional, for their consideration and inclusion in their party manifesto.
The ruling TDP has appointed the election manifesto committee under the convenorship of Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu.
Speaking to TNIE, convenor of the EMC and former chief secretary IYR Krishna Rao explained that the party has identified 15 key areas for the preparation of the manifesto.
Rajan, who was RBI governor for three years till September 2016, is currently teaching at the Chicago Booth School of Business.
The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) on Monday demanded that political parties adopt agendas of Dalit welfare in their manifestos, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The bench was dealing with a PIL seeking directions to the poll panel to make political parties accountable.