Left is always on our side! Let us support the Left in the coming general elections!
CPI(M) Election Manifesto has covered various peoples' issues including against NPS and for Universal Pension to all Senior Citizens! The extracts are as under:
Under Para heading "Highlights":
Old age pension with minimum monthly pension which is not less than half the minimum wage, or, Rs. 6,000 per month, whichever is higher, for all citizens.
Under Para heading "Working Class":
Scrapping of the “New Pension Scheme” and the PFRDA Act and putting in place a benefit-defined pension scheme with adequate funding by employers and government for all workers/employees ensuring at least a pension of 50 per cent of last pay drawn with indexation.