Jankranti Party manifesto opposes minority quota

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 17:43

Lucknow: The Jankranti Party, led by Kalyan
Singh, on Wednesday released its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh
assembly election favouring division of UP into four states
and opposing sub-quota for minorities.

Opposing any religion-based reservation, the manifesto
said the party was against the Centre`s proposal to grant 4.5
per cent reservation to minorities within the 27 per cent OBC

"The Jankranti Party follows the policy of justice to
all and appeasement to none," Kalyan Singh said releasing
the manifesto.

Favouring unemployment allowance for youths, the party
promised free education to girls up to the higher education
level and 20 per cent reservation for them in government jobs.
The party also opposed the FDI in retail sector.

To a question on BJP`s "Vision Document" mentioning his
government in UP as an achievement of the party, he said "if
so, the BJP should give me credit and extend support to my


First Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 17:43
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