Orientation and Training of 'Budding Politicians' on 'New Political
SATTA has been advocating the need for a new political culture.
This has assumed urgency in the light of recent episodes of members
of parliaments taking bribes for asking questions in the parliament
and misappropriating MPLADS funds by favouring projects.
a view to imbibe the new poltical culture at the grassroots level,
and give the right perspective and orientation to the people who
propose to undertake a orientation and training program for about
15, 000 people across the state, over the months of February and
who intends to undergo this training must affirm :
abide by the code of conduct for elections, in particular the
limit of election expenditure.
to entice voters by giving money or liquor
making a commitment for the development of the village with a
specific action plan.
person, irrespective of his political affiliation(independent or
member of a political party), can attend this training program as
long as he abides by the above.
follow the link www.loksatta.org/telugu.html
for to download the application form.
VOTEINDIA campaign in 6 cities.
January, the VOTEINDIA campaign is set to be launched simultaneously
in 6 cities of Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad
and Calcutta(or Delhi).This would mark the beginning of nation-wide
VOTEINDIA activities undertaken by the core-groups in the respective
cities. On the eve of the launch, a workshop on Political Reforms
would be held in all the 6 cities with participation from Civil
Society organisations, Academia and concerned citizens etc.
documentary on VOTEINDIA movement will be screened on national television
on Jan 26th 2006. The documentary focuses on creating greater awareness
about the crisis in politics and electoral process and will take
the viewer through the various aspects of political reforms and
also aid the viewer to comprehend the measures advocated by the
VOTEINDIA Campaign to tackle this crisis.The Documentary in DVD
format will be made available through various VOTEINDIA chapters
and partners from February.