Opposition CPI(M)-led Left Front in Tripura on Friday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly polls to be held on February 16.
In its manifesto Left Front mentioned 2.5 lakh new jobs, pension to poor senior citizens, revival of old pension scheme and two time DA in a year for government employees.
The 15-page manifesto also promised reinstatement of 10,323 retrenched teachers, regularization of services of contractual employees and much morw autonomy to the Autonomous District Council.
Addressing a press conference, Left Front convenor Narayan Kar alleged that democracy has been strangled in Tripura after the BJP came to power in 2018.
He said, “Under the BJP-IPFT regime, people’s right to vote has been taken away. People’s freedom to raise their voice has been snatched. The Left Front will restore democratic values after winning the elections.”
“If the Left Front gets the blessings of the people, we will create 2.5 lakh jobs during the next five years,” he said.
Kar said that any person who is above 60 years of age and whose annual income is less than Rs 1 lakh will get social pension.
“Left Front would increase the Dearness Allowance (DA) of government employees twice a year based on the Consumer Price Index and revive the old pension scheme” .
Notably CPIM led Left Front and Congress to fight 2023 Assembly Elections jointly where Congress to fight in 13 seats ( according to the seat sharing agreement with left front) among total 60 seats in Tripura Legislative Assembly.
The result of the elections to be announced on March 2.