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AAP under EC scanner over Dalit manifesto

ANI  |  Chandigarh [India] 

The Commission has shot off a letter to the state unit of (AAP), raising its objection over the party's Dalit manifesto and has asked for two copies of the same.

Sources told ANI that this move was taken after the Commission of raised objections to the manifesto.

The AAP's Dalit manifesto was unveiled in the presence of Chief Minister and party's convener Kejriwal earlier on November 25.

Kejriwal had later tweeted that if wins the assembly elections then his party will the Deputy Chief Minister's post to a Dalit.

The AAP's 19-point agenda promises among others houses for Dalits, a special cell for implementation of Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme and a hike in the Shagun amount given for the wedding of a daughter to Rs. 51,000.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 17:13 IST