NDPP stresses on use of technology for free & fair elections

NDPP stresses on use of technology for free & fair elections
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Dimapur, August 27: The NDPP today attended and participated in the meeting of all recognized political parties of the country under the aegis of the Election Commission of India (ECI) at New Delhi.
The Party was represented by Abu Metha, Secretary General and Rusemtong Longkumer, General Secretary.
The Party in its address, delivered by the Secretary General, appreciated the ECI for conducting the meeting which deliberated on issues related to reforms. The NDPP acknowledged that the ECI is an institution that is trusted and has done the country proud as a body that has constantly strengthened the foundations of democracy.
The NDPP highlighted the need to combat corruption and money power in elections, address electoral malpractices and the need to use technology to ensure free and fair elections.
On the issue of women representation in the political arena, the party highlighted that the NDPP constitution commits to strive towards gender equality and that the party would support measures aimed at introducing gender related reforms in the political arena.
The NDPP also highlighted the need to use technology and biometric related measures to combat electoral malpractices like proxy voting and accuracy of electoral rolls.
The NDPP was the only political party from Nagaland to address the all party meeting and it extended its appreciation to the ECI for recognizing all sections of the country especially the small states and ensuring that the voice of the people are heard through such forums.
The NDPP assured the ECI that it would continue to support and extend all possible cooperation in the common endeavours of strengthening the foundations of the world’s largest democracy.
(Page News Service)