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BJP, NBCC hold talks on clean elections

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By EMN Updated: Oct 25, 2016 12:58 am
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Dimapur, October 24: With the mission to ‘Stop commercialisation during the election’ especially on buying and selling of votes, the Nagaland State BJP Clean Election Committee met with the officials of Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) primarily to discuss on the subject of “Clean election in the State” on October 24.
During the course of discussion, convenor of BJP Clean Election Committee, Dr. M Chuba Ao said the single agenda of the party was to “Stop commercialisation during the election” especially on buying and selling of votes. Stating that people have the right to vote, he said all voters should think for their future leaders with clean image.
He said the party will co-ordinate to create awareness to the masses on the guidelines given by the Election Commission of India. He further appealed to all sections of people and other political parties to join in their endeavour to bring about transformation in the political system.NBCC general secretary, Rev. Dr. Zelhou Keyho said the motive of NBCC’s “Clean election campaign” was to tell the people to do things in the right way as ‘Money has spoiled the election system.’
He further said clean election is not attacking any individual, group or any political party but in the interest of all people of the State and for which it needs lot of will power and determination to achieve it.
It was informed that NBCC will be shortly having its executive meeting to work out modalities to implement “Clean election campaign” in the days to come.
A press release issued by James Vizo, vice president and member secretary of BJP Clean Election Committee, exuded confidence that the endeavours will yield positive changes. The meeting ended with benediction pronounced by Rev. Yamyap Konyak.
BJP Clean Election Committee was led by its convener and former State BJP president, Dr. M Chuba Ao and members compromising of Vizopal Chaya, Yanghose Sangtam and K James Vizo.
BJP Clean Election Committee will also be meeting the tribal hohos and NGOs shortly.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 25, 2016 12:58:41 am