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Political Forum: Thorough going reform in the political system and process needed!

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-03-31 14:48

Lok Raj Sangathan organized a round-table discussion on the burning topic: “Thorough-going reforms in the political system and process needed”. Following the just concluded assembly elections to five states – U.P., Manipur, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Goa, the discussion brought out a great degree of unanimous concern among the various participant groups and individuals, on how people are completely marginalized in India, which is touted as the world’s most populous democracy.

It is about integrity of the electoral process

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-03-31 13:48

Amidst  severe doubts expressed by leaders of political parties who  lost the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab (BahujanSamaj Party and the AamAadmi Party) about the possible rigging of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Election Commission of India (ECI) has emphatically supported the machines. It has dismissed the allegations as speculative and wild.The poll panel also asserted that it had not received specific complaints or concrete material from political parties and candidates about alleged tampering of EVMs during the recent elections. 

A nation-wide movement for fundamental political and electoral reforms launched in Chennai!

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2017-03-23 15:29

20170319_Chennai_Electoral reformsUnder the topic “Wresting citizen’s rights from polity” (Ini Oru Vidhi Seyvom) activists belonging to 15 people’s organisations came together on March 19th in Chennai to discuss a fundamental transformation of the political and electoral process.

Joint Meeting on 19 March 2017 in Chennai

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-03-17 15:58

Public Meeting

*Let us put an end to corruption ridden party politics and pave the way for people’s empowerment!*

Venue: Srinivasa Sastri Hall, 40, Luz Church Road, Chennai – 4 (Near Nageswara Rao Park)

Date: Sunday, 19 March 2017

Time: 4 pm

Jointly organized by:

Lok Raj Sangathan, Gandhian Initiative for Social Transformation, Workers Unity Movement, Anti-Bribe Coalition

Contact: Rajarajan-9444160839

Click More to find the PDF of Tamil Invitation and leaflet.

राष्ट्रपति चुनाव, 2012

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2012-07-25 11:14

जुलाई 2012 में चुने जाने वाले, हिन्दोस्तान के राष्ट्रपति के पद के लिये उपयुक्त उम्मीदवार का चयन हाल के हफ्तों में हमारे देश के शासकों के हलकों में एक मुख्य चिंता का विषय बन गया है।

What is at stake for people in the Presidential Elections?

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2012-07-09 11:22

The present Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has been chosen as the Presidential candidate by the ruling UPA combine. A lot of parleying is being done by the Congress Party to make sure that he wins the elections comfortably. Will the election of Pranab Mukherjee to the post of President make any difference to the lives of people?

The need for deep going reforms in the electoral process in India

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2012-02-10 16:52

Image removed.In a recent article published in the Economic Times, a leader of a political party has opined that negative voting by opting to reject all candidates is akin to boycotting of elections and instead one needs to consider electoral reforms such as state funding of elections and proportional representation in place of "first past the post" system.

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