MCD polls: NPP releases manifesto
New Delhi: Free education for all in elite
schools to erase class conflict, scrapping of mid-day meal
scheme to avoid nuisance in schools, free toilets in railway
stations and fight against discriminatory taxes.
These and other curious suggestions form the manifesto of
National Panthers Party, contesting 18 of the 272 wards in
Delhi municipal polls. The manifesto was released here today.
The 21-point manifesto, released by party chairman Bhim
Singh, promises that there shall be free and uniform education
from nursery to matriculation.
The manifesto named three elite schools and promised that
these institutions will be available to every child free of
It also said "mid-day meal shall be compensated by
providing a scholarship to children".
On the proposal of free education, Singh told PTI there
were schools that ask for Rs 25 lakh as donation while there
wrere students who cannot afford a pair of shoes to go to
"Class conflict would obviously emerge in such a
situation," said Singh, who termed the MCD as "Most Corrupt
The party also said government and private schools will be
required to fill all vacancies of teachers, abolishion of
contractual system and regularisation of MCD employees.
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