Subhash Mohan Snehi, an independent candidate contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the Mandi parliamentary constituency for the second time, announced his manifesto on Friday.
Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, he promised to work for the progress of people by taking up social issues.
He said his 16-point manifesto includes issues of equal rights for men and women in terms of share in property, especially in the tribal districts like Kinnaur; grants of up to Rs 5 lakh for the volunteers of SSB, who have crossed the age of 45 years; regularisation of 8500 home guards; better communication network in Rampur, Kullu, Pangi, Bharmour, Lahal, Kaza, Spiti, Kinnaur, Pandrah Biesh; besides others.
Other assurances listed include opening of an International Tourisim University in Manali for promotion of tourism study in the state; provision of electricity at 50 paisa per unit to people in hydel project-affected areas; implementation of the 85th Constitutional Amendment.
Snehi, a lawyer from Nirmand in Kullu district, had previously contested the Mandi parliamentary by-elections in 2013. He got 6,057 votes, standing third.