ECI rejects move of YSR Congress electing Jagan as permanent president
The Election Commission of India has summarily rejected the resolution of the YSR Congress to elect YS Jaganmohan Reddy
HYDERABAD: The Election Commission of India has summarily rejected the resolution of the YSR Congress to elect YS Jaganmohan Reddy as its lifetime president.
The ECI which explained the back and forth communication between it and the party following a complaint.
Finally, in an order, the ECI said: "The Commission categorically rejects, any attempt or even a hint of any organisational post being of permanent nature being inherently anti democracy. Any action which denies the periodicity of elections, is in complete violation of the extant instructions of the Commission. If not categorically contradicted, it has the potential to create a confusion in other political formations of such a move (which is widely reported in the Press) being condoned by the Election Commission of India and in turn can assume contagious proportions.
"Therefore, the Commission after considering all the above material, has ordered that Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party be directed" to end this and make a statement to this effect.
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