CPI M  asks for decriminalisation of Sec 377  , remove death penalty and to stop implementation of AADHAAR in their manifesto

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Major Constitutional & Legislative Reforms
 Amend Article 3 of the Constitution to provide for the consent of the
state legislature concerned before a state is to be bifurcated or
reorganized by parliament.
 Amend the Constitution to make parliamentary approval mandatory
for any international treaty.
Repeal the Armed Forces Special Powers Act and replace it with a
suitable law which provides a legal framework for the operation of
the armed forces without the draconian provisions.
 Amend Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code so that it does not
criminalize adult consensual relationships irrespective of sexual
 Amend the Indian Penal Code and other statutes to remove the
death penalty from the statutes



 Stop implementation of the Aadhaar project till it is approved by Parliament; initiating a privacy law and a data protection law to be passed by Parliament prior to implementation of Aadhaar

 Barring the use of Aadhaar in the provision of social services and reversing all decisions to make Aadhaar compulsory for the provision of any rights, economic and social services to citizens

 Constituting an independent high level expert panel for an appraisal of the technology of biometrics used in the project


Download the manifesto – click on the link 2014-manifesto-16LS




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