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DNMUM418061 | 7/13/2018 | Author : Edit | WC :293

BJP’s candidate selection process gives voice to voters

Unlike the Congress, a dynasty-driven party which only rewards those close to the Gandhi family, the BJP is fair and egalitarian. It focusses only on the performance of its ministers while issuing poll tickets. And what better way to select candidates than asking voters in every constituency to give their opinion! The BJP is promoting true representatives of the people by giving voice to voters through the NaMo App. Citizens of every constituency can now choose three of their favourite leaders, and the one securing the maximum thumbs-up will get a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections. The party’s internal review will also matter in the selection process. This is indeed a novel method, an ideal way to make legislators accountable to th
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