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  • The legislation of the

    The legislation of the Rajasthan government which mandates the candidate to be a literate to contest for panchayat elections is a welcome move. The government, however before bringing such a law, should make sure that the 'education' reaches every rural household and there exist cent percent literacy.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 3 years ago | Reply
  • Exactly Hassan! First take

    Exactly Hassan! First take education to each households then go for legislation. Many instances reported in local media that in illegal mining areas like Udaipur, Rajsamand, Banswara, where mining mafia arranged said certificate and managed them to win keep them in their favour. Many tribal women couldn't contest. Meanwhile state government has decided to close down nearly 1500 schools came as another blow to them.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
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