Delhi elections: What the three major parties promise in their manifesto

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Delhi elections: What the three major parties promise in their manifesto

From left: BJP's Dr Harsh Vardhan, AAP's Arvind Kejriwal and Congress's Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi:  Delhi votes for a new Assembly on December 4 and here is a quick recap of what the three major players - the ruling Congress, the BJP and debutant Aam Aadmi Party have promised in their manifestos:

BJP's Dr Harsh Vardhan:
  • Reduction in electricity charges by 30 per cent; reduction in vegetable prices within 30 days of coming to power; and 12 subsidised LPG cylinders in a year to each household
  • Full statehood to the city for smoother implementation of projects
  • Setting up of 24-hour call centres and a dedicated 'Women Security Force' under the direct supervision of the Chief Minister. More fast track courts for trials of serious offences against women
  • Regularisation of all unauthorised colonies and developing them as DDA colonies for which layout fund would be provided by the government
  • Promotion of bicycle culture in Delhi by introducing cycle and pedestrian lanes on roads; a centralised traffic plan to tackle traffic jams.

Ruling Congress's Sheila Dikshit:
  • A common economic taxation zone for the National Capital Region, and single command for Delhi to reduce multiplicity of authorities
  • To provide subsidised food grains under the Food Security Act to 73 lakh people in Delhi
  • Dedicated hawking zones so that the migrant population is not harassed by police or the MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) officials
  • Subsidised water up to 40 litres for domestic consumers; three new water treatment plants to be set up
  • Housing units in place of existing slums which are largely inhabited by poor migrants from neighbouring states; four lakh flats for the economically weaker sections of society

Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal:
  • Jan Lokpal or an anti-corruption ombudsman within 15 days by calling an open session of the Delhi Assembly on December 29
  • 50 per cent reduction in power tarrif by ordering audit of discoms, rectifying inflated bill and getting electricity bills checked by independent agencies
  • Free water for households using up to 700 litres water per day
  • Citizens Security Forces with a branch in each ward; swift justice in cases of crimes against women; lighting and security provisions on roads, parks, buses and all public places
  • Flats or plots to be provided on the site for people living in slums. Process of rehabilitation to be done in consultation with people



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