Can parties be sued for unfulfilled promises?

U.R. Anantha Murthy in an interview with Vicky Nanjappa of and India Abroad:

Q: Do you think we need to introduce a law wherein political parties, which do not live up to the promises that they make in their manifestos, can be sued in the court of law?

A: Remember, this is not a legal matter that can be taken up in a court of law. This should be decided in the peoples’ court. We need to wait patiently for the people to respond. However, in India, the tolerance level is rather high.

Read the full interview: ‘People living in Karnataka should learn Kannada’