AAP promises Jan Lok Pal, cheap electricity in poll manifesto

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AAP promises Jan Lok Pal, cheap electricity in poll manifesto
New Delhi, Nov 20: In the manifesto for Delhi election released on Wednesday afternoon, Aam Aadmi Party expressed their commitment to pass Jan Lok Pal bill.Kejriwal's party has released 70 election manifestos for 70 different constituencies - a first of its kind.

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said, "Our manifesto promises cheap electricity, regular water supply and affordable housing for the middle class residents of Delhi."

It ensures quick disposal of corruption cases, especially those involving politicians. Under Delhi Jan lok Pal bill all government employees will have to declare their assets.

AAP says they will establish local Mohalla Sabhas to take care of matters related to primary health centres, local schools and ration shops.
The party promises a reduction of consumers' electricity expenditure by 50 per cent. Regular audit of discoms, rectifying inflated bills and getting electricity bills checked by independent agencies will be done. Licences would be cancelled of any discoms that refuse the audit .Also, discoms will be brought under RTI act.

The manifesto also says use of solar energy will be promoted in the city.

AAP says they are committed to ensuring that all households in Delhi get water in their homes, irrespective of whether they are in slums or unauthorised colonies. Households using up to 700 litres of water (per day) would be given free water. Referring to acute water supply problem, AAP leaders said, "We will bring transparency in the water supply in Delhi. No contractual employment will be allowed. All contractual employees will be regularised." 

To ensure better sanitation in Delhi, AAP said they will connect all households to sewage channels, irrespective of whether they are in slums or unauthorised colonies. Small, decentralised sewage plants will be built and Mohalla Sabhas will take care of it.

To ensure safety of women, children and senior citizens, special citizens' forces will be made, the manifesto says. Also, AAP will ensure proper street lighting and security provision on all public spaces.

The manifesto also says that the fees in Delhi schools and colleges will regularised. AAP also promises to open new colleges and schools for students in Delhi.

Oneindia News

(With agency inputs)

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