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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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"At a time when there are 125 questions (featured in a document released at the event) looming over their manifesto for the last general polls, how can one believe in their Jhansa Patra," Congress communications in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala said at a press conference here.
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Bilawal's spokesman, Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokar informed media persons that PPP finalized the 10th manifesto of the party for general election 2018.
The 'collage' process--whereby snippets of different manifestos are stitched together to form what Rosefeldt calls a 'manifesto of manifestos' (2)--makes Manifesto a fascinating example of meta film art.
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