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EC asks AAP to furnish its poll manifestos

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Commission has asked the to submit its manifestos for Punjab, including the ones it released on and farmers, as it is mandatory for parties.

The matter was raised by the Commission recently in a meeting with representatives of the political parties in poll-bound Punjab.

"It is mandatory to submit the manifestos to the Commission once they are released. Since the was the first one to release the manifesto, we have asked them to furnish two copies of each of their manifestos," a senior EC official said.

Last week, the had come up with a dalit manifesto in Punjab, a state that has over 25 per cent of the population from the community. Convenor Arind Kejriwal had also announced that the deputy chief minister of the state would be a dalit.

Apart from dalits, the party has until now released manifestos on farmers, traders and youth.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 14:28 IST