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Kamal Haasan’s poll promises: 50% jobs to women in uniformed services, support for single mothers

The actor-turned-politician had last month said that being a homemakers should be paid adequately as it was a “big job”.

By: Express News Service | Chennai |
March 4, 2021 3:43:40 am
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Stressing on the welfare of women and youths, Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Wednesday released the party’s agenda ahead of the Tamil Nadu polls.

The actor-turned-politician had last month said that being a homemakers should be paid adequately as it was a “big job”.

The party promised that if elected to power, it will assure 50% representation in uniformed services for women, open hostels in districts for free emergency overnight stay for women in distress, a system of government procurement and distribution of products such as sanitary napkins via ration shops in urban and rural areas, women’s banks in districts, provide skill building, employment and socio-economic support to single mothers, and free reproductive health check-ups for women every six months. The party also promised 50 lakh new job opportunities in five years.

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