UCPN (Maoist) unveils election commitment paper

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Kathmandu, Oct. 19: The UCPN (Maoist) has unveiled its election manifesto for the upcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) election today.

The party has fixed ‘Two-thirds vote to the parties advocating federalism with identity, a comfortable majority to the UCPN (Maoist) for a stable government’ as its main slogan.

The UCPN (Maoist) has proposed a directly elected presidential system as the form of governance for political stability and 11-province model for the state restructuring.

Likewise, 11 autonomous provinces have been proposed based on the ethnicity, language, identity, economic interrelations, infrastructure development, availability of natural resources and administrative accessibility.

The 11 provinces include Seti-Mahakali, Bheri-Karnali, Magarat, Tamuwan, Tamsaling, Newa, Kirant, Limbuwa, Tharuwan, Madhesh and Kochila.

In its manifesto, the UCPN (Maoist) has stated to upgrade Nepal’s economic status in a high medium level within two decades and a high level within four decades.

The party has claimed to end poverty within 15 years and ensure employment to the citizens in the country.

Likewise, the UCPN (Maoist) has stated to end absolute poverty within 15 years and end the foreign trade deficit within the same period.

The party has pitched for a ‘progressive nationalism’ and a foreign policy with neighboring countries India and China on the basis of equality.

Unveiling the party’s election manifesto, UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said that the election manifesto was unleashed for its implementation in a true sense.

Dahal said that the commitment paper was prepared to institutionalize the achievements of the people’s war, people’s movement and different other movements.

During the programme, Dahal also urged one and all to give a clear majority to the UCPN (Maoist) and two-thirds majority to the progressive forces.

Also speaking at the programme, coordinator of the election manifesto drafting committee and former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai urged the people to give a comfortable majority to the party adding that the party failed to implement the people’s agendas due to lack of a clear majority in the erstwhile CA election.

Dr Bhattarai said that the party has a plan to make Nepal one of the richest countries in the world.He said hydropower, agriculture, tourism and herbs are the major bases for economic development. RSS

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