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SP manifesto promises Rs 3,000/month to poor women

The document also promises to spend six per cent of the GDP on education, and impose an extra two per cent tax on people with assets of more than Rs 2.5 crore.   

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Lucknow Published on: April 05, 2019 18:48 IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav 
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Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav 

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Friday released his party's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections promising Rs 3,000 per month to women from poor families under the Samajwadi Pension Yojana.

The document also promises to spend six per cent of the GDP on education, and impose an extra two per cent tax on people with assets of more than Rs 2.5 crore. 

Speaking on the occasion, Yadav asked the Centre to make the caste census data public for social justice. Hitting out at the upper castes, he said that 10 per cent of the country's population was controlling 60 per cent of its wealth. 

The SP Chief also spoke about establishing an Ahir Regiment and a Gujarat Infantry in the Army. He also promised a welfare scheme for the families of Armymen.

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