Left Front unveils manifesto for Bengal assembly polls

The manifesto states if elected to power, the Left Front will see that the administration work in accordance with the tradition of multi-party democracy.

Kolkata: Unveiling the 16-page election manifesto for the West Bengal Assembly elections, the Left Front on Sunday urged the voters to exercise their franchise for restoration of democracy in the state.

Promising to restore freedom to express one's opinion, the manifesto states if elected to power, the Left Front will see that police and the administration work in accordance with the tradition of multi-party democracy.

The manifesto, which was released by Left Front chairman Biman Bose, alleged that the Trinamool Congress failed to attract investments during the last five years of rule.

It also alleged that the economic policy of the BJP Government at the Centre had been benefiting the rich and the corporate while affecting the poor.

The first phase of assembly elections in Bengal is starting on April 4.