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Highlights of the UPA's CMP

May 27, 2004 20:03 IST

The Common Minimum Programme (CMP) of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) promised a series of laws, including one for one-third reservations for women in assemblies and the Lok Sabha.

The highlights:

  1. Bill for one-third reservations for women in assemblies and Lok Sabha
  2. Bill to repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act
  3. Bill on domestic violence and against gender discrimination
  4. Bill to give women equal rights of ownership of assets like houses and land
  5. Immediate introduction of Bill on National Employment Guarantee Act to guarantee minimum 100 days of employment at minimum wages for one person from poor families
  6. A model comprehensive Bill to deal with communal violence and encourage each state to adopt that law to generate faith and confidence in minority community
  7. Amend the Constitution to establish a Commission for Minority Educational Institutions that will provide direct affiliation for minority professionalinstitutions to central universities
  8. Respect Article 370 giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir
  9. Amend labour laws to protect workers against 'hire and fire' policy.


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1.Turn all profit making PSUs to loss making and then look for a buyer. 2.Salaried class persons aged 50 & above have been paying Tax ...


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The CMP is extremely disappointing and I pity all my fellow Indians. They should have been:(1)Provide social security number(SSN) for all Indians and maintain computer ...


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