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Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP
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  • 1. Comparative Analysis of 2014 Election Manifestos of INC, BJP & AAP - Saif Ahmad Khan BA (Hons) Journalism 11/736, 3rd Year
  • 2. Making Manifestos Matter “Manifestos should not be seen as documents offering electoral sops. The voters should learn to thoroughly evaluate them and later on when their public representative comes back to them seeking re-election, the first thing they should do is to see whether he or she has fulfilled the promises made to them in their respective party manifestos.”
  • 3. Race to Race Course: Personality Contest or Policy Oriented? “Maturity of democracy lies in blazing past populist brand of politics and being mindful of realpolitik compulsions and roadblocks in government functioning. The voters of a mature democracy should learn to look beyond the rhetoric and delve for answers to real socio-economic concerns through policy measures. Therefore, in the context of the 16th General Elections in the world’s largest democracy, it becomes imperative to put the election manifestos of the troika of INC, BJP & AAP to intensive scrutiny.”
  • 4. Testing The Trinity On Ten Counts 1. Corruption 2. Participative Democracy 3. Economic Growth 4. Foreign Policy 5. Defense & Internal Security 6. Judicial Reforms 7. Education 8. Health 9. Secularism & Communal Amity 10. Welfare of Special Interest Groups (SC/ST/OBC/Women)
  • 5. Selling Slogans & Invoking Issues Parameter of Comparison Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party Slogans “Your Voice, Our Pledge” “Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat” “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas” USP “Only Choice” “Inclusive Democracy” “Secular Liberal Nationalism” “Not Just Another Party” No. of Issue- Based Categories in Manifesto 21 65 31
  • 6. Combating Corruption Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. “Fighting Corruption” is No. 17 in the table of contents. 2. Passed legislations like RTI and Lokpal & Lokayuktas Bill 2013. 3. Will pass pending legislations like Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill and Public Procurement Bill 2012. 1. Mentioned on Page 5 of the manifesto. 2. Creating public awareness, e- governance, simplification of tax laws, procedures etc. 3. Intends to bring back black money stashed away in foreign banks , will create a taskforce to achieve the same. 1. Corruption among top issues, listed 2nd. 2. Will pass Jan Lokpal Bill & Swaraj Bill. 3. Simplify government procedures and promote use of technology for the purpose of transparency.
  • 7. Democratizing Democracy Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Issue not adequately addressed. 1. Strengthening of federal structure by means of people’s engagement and participation. 2. Evolution of people-public- private- partnership (PPPP). 3. Empowerment of Panchayati Raj Institutions. 1. Setting up of Gram & Mohalla Sabhas with powers of initiating developmental activities. 2. Payment of govt. work only when Gram (or Mohalla Sabha) is saitisfied with the work done.
  • 8. Engineering The Economy Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Claims to have lifted 14 Cr. people out of poverty. 2. Achieved annual growth of 7.5% as compared to 5.9% under NDA. 3. To achieve 8% growth annually. 4. Fiscal deficit to be 3% of GDP. 5. Moderate level of inflation with high growth but RBI should try to strike a balance. 1. To contain inflation by setting up courts to prevent hoarding and black marketing. 2. Creation of price stabilization fund. 3. Transforming employment exchanges with career centres. 1. Every citizen to have access to necessities like food and water. 2. Taxation system based on simplicity and transparency. 3. Promotion of honest entrepreneurship.
  • 9. Extending External Influence Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Permanent seat in UN Security Council. 2. Commitment to NAM, support for Palestine. 3. Solving disputes with China concerning LAC. 4. Extending humanitarian support to Lanka and calling for prosecution of human rights abusers. 1. Mantra of “Nation First, Universal Brotherhood.” 2. Strengthening of regional forums like SAARC, engagement with global forums like G20. 3. India to serve as natural home to persecuted Hindus. 1. Zero tolerance to cross border terrorism. 2. Solving border disputes and strengthening Sino-India relations. 3. To continue working with USA, BRICS while simultaneously rooting for a multi polar world.
  • 10. Defense & Internal Security Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Fulfillment of demand of ‘One Rank, One Pension.’ 2. Indigenization of defense equipment. 3. Providing police forces with modern weapons. 4. To tackle Maoism, increase in equipment & number of personnel posted in Naxal-hit 1. Reviving internal security measures dismantled by UPA govt. 2. Swift and fair trial in terror related cases. 3. Construction of war memorial. 4. Ensuring safety of migrant workers and people from Northeast. 5. Checking illegal immigration. 1. Review of laws like AFSPA, to make them more humane. 2. Zero tolerance for extra constitutional methods employed by armed forces. 3. Transparency in defense procurement. 4. Better coordination between stakeholders
  • 11. Judicial & Legal Reforms Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Will pass Judicial Accountability Bill. 2. Will de-criminalize homosexuality. 3. Make higher and lower judiciary more representative of India’s diversity. 1. To deal with judicial pendency by filling vacancies and addressing issue of appointment of judges. 2. Simplification of legal procedure and language. 1. Simplification of legal procedures. 2. Setting up of fast track courts at all levels of judiciary. 3. Improving the efficiency of courts via improvement in infrastructure. 4. Doubling the number of courts and judicial strength at subordinate level in 5 years.
  • 12. Educational Empowerment Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Creation of world class education system. 2. Stronger implementation of RTE. 3. Non discrimination against students from J&K and Northeast. 4. Setting up of National Commission for Students. 1. Creation of national e-library for students and teachers. 2. Encouraging creative talent of students. 3. Revisiting Apprenticeship Act to help students “earn while they learn.” 1. Rolling back FYUP at DU. 2. Creation of more world class, public funded institutions like IIM & AIIMS. 3. Involvement of local communities in development of context-rooted syllabus.
  • 13. High Quality Healthcare Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Enactment of Right to Health. 2. Health expenditure to be 3% of GDP. 3. Providing every school and household with a functional toilet. 4. Launching of National Strategy for Protection of the Girl Child. 1. Modernization of government hospitals. 2. Initiation of National Health Assurance Mission. 3. Increase in number of medical and para-medical colleges. 4. Setting up of an AIIMS in every state. 5. Promotion of Yoga. 1. Introduction of Right to Healthcare. 2. Improving accountability of public health systems. 3. Ensuring availability of essential drugs free of cost to the people on a regular basis.
  • 14. Secularism & Communal Amity Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Committed to passage of Prevention of Communal Violence Bill. 2. Implementation of recommendations of Sachar Committee. 3. Overcoming legal challenges to provide backward religious minorities with reservation. 1. Modernization of minority educational institutions. 2. Preservation and promotion of Urdu. 3. Setting up of Inter-Faith Consultative Mechanism for promotion of peace and understanding. 1. Time bound investigation to identify masterminds behind riots. 2. Putting an end to harassment of Muslim youth by police officials. 3. Providing Dalit Muslims and Dalit Christians with reservation.
  • 15. Initiatives for Special Interest Groups Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Support for 33% reservation for women in legislatures. 2. Expansion of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights. 3. Reservation in education and employment for the economically weak. 1. Eradication of untouchability and manual scavenging. 2. Establishment of National Centre for Tribal Research and Culture. 3. Support for 33% reservation for women in legislatures. 1. Effective implementation of existing quota of 3% for PwD. 2. 33% reservation for women in legislatures. 3. Zero tolerance to sex selective abortion. 4. Decentralizing power to Gram Sabhas to empower Adivasis.
  • 16. Conclusion Congress Bharatiya Janata Party Aam Aadmi Party 1. Premised on a “right’s based paradigm.” 2. Attempts to capture the votes of minorities, weaker sections. 1. Contains NaMo style branding. 2. Controversial issues accommodated towards the end to retain core constituency of voters. 1. Scores high on the human rights index. 2. Might have succeeded at promising better to the minorities than the Congress.
  • 17. Thank You

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