IMPHAL, June 29: As a part of its nation-wide campaign, the Janata Dal United (JDU) and Left of India will be jointly launching awareness campaigns under the theme “fight against corruption through electoral reforms,” in the State in the month of August.
Speaking to media persons in this regards, JDU Manipur Unit president M Tombi, informed that the political parties convened a joint meeting on May 26 at Maharashtra wherein the gathering resolved to spread awareness among the public with regards to the elections of India.
Tombi further briefed that during the meeting the political leaders deliberated on demerit of the conduct of elections in the country.
The gathering acknowledged that the three tier election process held in the country including MP, Assembly and Panchayat elections, are not only time consuming but also financially not viable and increase rate of crime. As such, the meeting unanimously resolved to press the higher authority to conduct the election process at one go.
The meeting was attended by Sarat Yadav, Laloo Prasad, Nitish Kumar and leaders of the left party, added M Tombi adding that the campaign will be led by Arun Kumar Shrivastav, as the convenor.