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Government plans all-party meeting on poll reforms

Saturday November 19, 2011 08:53:35 AM, IANS

New Delhi: The government plans to convene an all-party-meeting to discuss issues like decriminalisation of politics and state funding of elections, Law Minister Salman Khurshid said here.

He said that "electoral proposals are ready in a crisp form" and would be discussed at various levels.

The minister said an all-party consultation was likely to be held after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returns from his visit abroad.

He said the government would move the amendments related to electoral reforms after a consensus is reached on them.

The meeting is expected to take up issues like right to reject, audit of accounts of political parties, review of the anti-defection law, de-registration of non-serious parties and paid news.



 


 

 

 

 

 

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