Monday, February 2, 2009

Lok Satta Party decides on 2nd List of MLA Candidates

Lok Satta Party decides on 2nd List of MLA Candidates

…..49 Names examined by Party’s Core Committee

- Announces launch of massive public campaign

The Lok Satta Party evaluated the Party’s 2nd list of 49 candidates for the forthcoming Assembly general elections. The names will be finalized and announced to the public in a couple of days. The Party’s Core Committee met in Hyderabad today and was chaired by Party President Jayaprakash Narayan. Briefing the media, Party Spokesmen Katari Srinivasa Rao and P. Ravi Maruth gave the details…

“The Party has recently and successfully completing its historic organizational elections; Party’s policies on important public issues too were released to the public over the preceding several months. Now, the Party has decided to focus totally and completely on upcoming parliament and assembly elections. The 1st List of 36 candidates was already released to the public in December, 2008. The 2nd List is currently being finalized,” said K. Srinivasa Rao and Ravi Maruth.

They also revealed, “the Party’s Screening Committee will be meeting 18 potential candidates tomorrow (February 3rd). This committee will be releasing the entire list of candidates within a few days. A special ‘training’ camp on political strategies and electoral campaigning will be held on the 9th of this month for the Lok Satta Party’s Assembly Candidates announced in the 1st and 2nd lists.”

“The Core Committee also announced the launch of a massive public campaign that will reach out to anywhere between 50 lakhs and 1 crore citizens. This mass campaign will help in the consolidation of support for Lok Satta Party and conversion of this support into votes and electoral outcomes. The Party President Jayaprakash Narayan along with the entire team of Party’s leadership will be extensively touring all districts of the State, as a part of this campaign. Starting from this month, Dr.JP will be campaigning among the public at least five days of the week.”

Dr. JP to decide on poll alliances issue

The Spokespersons informed the media, “The Lok Satta Party has reiterated its openness to poll alliances towards truly transform people’s lives and change politics. The Core Committee also announced that Dr. JP will decide upon the issue of poll alliances; a resolution was passed to this effect. At the same time, the Party is preparing for contesting from all constituencies.”

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