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From left: HSP spokesperson Biraj Adhikari, president Dr Bina Basnett and working president Bhaichung during the party’s manifesto launch
From left: HSP spokesperson Biraj Adhikari, president Dr Bina Basnett and working president Bhaichung during the party’s manifesto launch|EastMojo Image
SIKKIM

Sikkim: HSP releases ‘Universal Rights’-centric manifesto

Bhaichung Bhutia-founded party promises a system through which people will have basic income, secure employment & have access to good public facilities, among others

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Gangtok: Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) has promised a “revolution of universal rights” that would give new direction to the social, economic and political life of the people of Sikkim. The Bhaichung Bhutia-founded party announced this while releasing its poll manifesto in Gangtok on Wednesday.

In this regard, the party has promised to create a universal right-based system in Sikkim through which people will have the right to universal basic income, secure employment and pension, have access to good public facilities, have ease of doing business, guaranteed income for farmers and freedom from poverty, among others.

HSP working president Bhaichung Bhutia said that the party has concrete programmes in place for people of different sections of the state under:

- Right to Universal Basic Income,

- Right to Universal Secure Employment,

- Right to Universal Rural Employment Guarantee,

- Right to Universal Pension,

- Right to Universal Guaranteed Income for Farmers,

- Right to Universal Freedom from Poverty,

- Right to Universal Access to Sufficient Water,

- 24X7 Electricity and Good Roads,

- Right to Universal Access to Good Public Transport,

- Right to Universal Access to Good Public Healthcare,

- Right to Universal Access to Good Public Education,

- Right to Universal Access to Sports,

- Right to Universal Ease of Doing Business,

- Right to Universal Gender and Social Justice,

- Right to Environment

- Right to Constitutional Safeguards and Democratic Representation

Besides Bhutia, HSP president Dr Bina Basnett and spokesperson Biraj Adhikari were also present, among others, during the release of the party manifesto.