The forum discussed a timely topic " Aware voters: Strong democracy". It is to be remembered that Jaipur will be electing its Mayor and other members of Jaipur Corporation tomorrow, November 23, 2009. Rajasthan is ready fpr its urban bodies election.
Discussing the topic, Chief speaker, advocate Vikesh Choudhry told that every voter has not only to be aware but to be active to strengthen the democracy of India. He exclaimed that we are proud citizens of Indian democracy. Most of our neigibouring countries have experienced bitter days of dictatorship and marshal laws.
Advocate Pradip Chouhan told that casting vote is the greatest donation to the democracy.
Rampal added that casting votes to desirable candidates are right uses of voting rights. If some one casts his or her favor according to cast, creed, religion or money it is abusing his or her rights.
Jyoti Kothari, additional convener of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch added that money has started playing great role in present days' elections. It is difficult for economicaly weak candidates to fight an election. He regreted that people vote many times emotionally. However, the trend is not in India alone. Even the Americans casted their vote emotionally in the last Presidential election.
Jyoti Kothari, further added that Indian democracy is now 60 years old and voters have shown their maturity in many occasions.
Tejkaran Parashar garlanded the Chief speaker and Advocate Pradip Chouhan extended vote of thanks. Jyoti Kothari convened the discussion.
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