End Criminalization of Politics.
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We may sign the appeal to the Prime Minister, to build pressure against criminals in political life.
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From: Jayashree Gupta <jayashreehrg@...>
Date: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 9:22 PM
Subject: end criminalization of politics
To: "Jagat Bhushan, F-39" <hrgsum@...>
Why should our country be governed by those who are ineligible to occupy the lowest position in the employment of the Government? Why should we have double standards?
`Electoral reform within India is integral to the achievement of gender justice.' So says Justice Verma's Committee in its Report on Amendments to Criminal Law. The Committee had recommended that Section 8(1) of the Representation of People Act, 1951 must contain a provision for disqualification in respect of every case where a person has been accused of the offences listed therein where the court has taken cognizance'.
Consumers India has just initiated this petition on avaaz.org. Will you join me?
End criminalization of politics
To: Prime Minister of India
The petition is really important. Click here to find out more and sign:
I would also suggest that you share it with your friends and mobilize as many signatures as you can.
Thanks so much,
Dr (Mrs)Jayashree Gupta, President, Consumers India
& Chairperson, Human Rights Group,
SUM, An NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of United Nations,
Former Additional Secretary to Government of India &
Chairperson & Managing Director
Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Limited, A Govt. of India enterprise
E 7/16, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057
Tel: 91-9871950011 (Mobile)
E mail : jayashreehrg@...