CPI-M releases manifesto for general electionsMarch 16th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Communist Party on India (Marxist) released its manifesto for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections on Monday.
The party has called for government control in the financial sector and proposed a complete halt on the privatisation of profitable state firms.
The CPI (M) also asked for a ban on foreign investment in the retail sector and guidelines to prevent the entry of foreign firms into Indian domestic market.
“The country requires alternative policies. Pro-people economic policies, provision of social equity, consistent secularism, genuine federalism and an independent foreign policy,” the election manifesto said. (ANI)
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