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a public declaration of intent, policy, aims, etc., as issued by a political party, government, or movement
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) A solemn address or declaration from some organization that sets forth political views.

(2) An act of a head of state or supreme body of government addressed to the people and relating to some major political event such as a reform of the system of power or the accession of a new monarch.

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'Concerning the manifesto, one year has passed and we find that there are some [promises] which we are able to implement, but the time has come to study how we can fulfil our promises.
First time in its history, however, the JD-U has been silent on its manifesto and contested the month-long, seven-phase elections without releasing the poll manifesto, inviting ridicule from the opposition.
Listing the party's achievements in the past five years, the manifesto says the BJP government has been free of corruption, and India has gained new recognition internationally because of its aggressive foreign policy.
We pledge to make art our weapon to uphold truth, freedom, human rights, and dignity for all, at all times,' states the manifesto, which was also signed by UC President Ray Dean Salvosa.
Though several political parties have disability wings none of the other parties mentioned them in their manifestos.
Their candidates are thus not only proposing schemes of all kinds for their constituencies, but by virtue of their party affiliation, stand for the contents of the party manifesto.
Despite making the sky-high promises to lure the voter, PML-N in its election manifesto, came up with the strategy to give a road map to fulfill those promises.
Most importantly, the PPP manifesto clubs together hunger and helplessness.
On the surface, each manifesto is a thoughtful and comprehensive document.
The manifesto focuses on youth and argues for the revival of student unions and youth councils.
According to party sources, PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif will unveil the party's manifesto during a press conference in Lahore this evening.
"It would also address the problems of all the people across the board." This is the 10th manifesto by the PPP during the last five decades, Khokhar said.