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Modi pushes for one election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told the Bharatiya Janata Party and its cadre to begin deliberations in a bid to reach consensus on holding simultaneous elections for the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies.

Modi also urged the intelligentsia to put pressure on political parties to support the agenda of simultaneous polls, which is being touted as the biggest political reform in the country since Independence.

Modi pushes for one election

The RSS-affiliated Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini group will hold a two-day seminar on the issue this month. BJP vice-president Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe told that the party has taken a view that the matter of simultaneous elections needs to be discussed in public to create awareness and address practical difficulties in implementation.



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