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It is time for a change: RJD

Outlining the party’s agenda for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections,Rashtriya Janta Dal candidate from the city Haffiz Anwar-ul-Haq stated that issues such as non-issuance of SC/ST certificate...

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh |
April 16, 2009 12:34:26 am

Outlining the party’s agenda for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections,Rashtriya Janta Dal candidate from the city Haffiz Anwar-ul-Haq stated that issues such as non-issuance of SC/ST certificate,better facilities in colonies and extension of Lal Dora among other things would be looked into. The party would lay stress on improving the educational facilities in the city,he added.

Haq said it was time for change. “The three politicians who have been contesting in the city for long have not let anyone else come up. New faces would be welcomed in these elections,” he said.

He also alleged that the tussle between the Administrator and Union Minister of State for Finance Pawan Kumar Bansal has harmed the development process of the city.

President of the party city unit Ravinder Krishan,meanwhile,announced the organisational structure for the elections. Ten female and 20 youth workers would be present at each polling booth. Terming Bansal a “non-performer”,Krishan said that all the work that was accomplished in his tenure was in the last one month.

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Haq is likely to file his nomination papers on April 18 while the party manifesto for the city would be released in the first week of May.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav as well as senior leaders Mulayam Singh and Ram Vilas Paswan would also be coming to the city for campaigning after May 7.

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First published on: 16-04-2009 at 12:34:26 am

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