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NCP releases poll manifesto, stresses on development

December 04, 2002 18:15 IST

The Nationalist Congress Party on Wednesday released their manifesto for the Gujarat assembly election.

It stressed on development, with special focus on the Narmada River project, and the need to generate employment opportunities in the tribal belts of the state.

The manifesto also stresses on water management using advanced technology "rather than making it a party issue during elections".

It said that 50 per cent of earnings out of the divestment of industries should be kept aside for labour welfare. New projects should come up at all old and closed mills to generate more employment, it added.

Jointly releasing the manifesto, party state unit president Chabbildas Mehta and senior NCP leader Sanat Mehta said, "A renewal package for several state government projects that have gone senile due to poor management have also been suggested."

Keeping an eye on the backward caste votebank, the NCP has suggested schemes to benefit the Dalits and the adivasis.

NCP also said that farmers of the state be provided adequate power "without meters" while clearing their debts.


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