“AAP had recently exposed how the Election Commission was preparing to amend its rules to facilitate the formation of a special party. Despite the imposition of the Model Code of Conduct, this political party is forcefully being registered during the middle of the polls. We cautioned everyone that they are going a step ahead to change their defined set of laws that say that a party must give a thirty-day notice period prior to the registration,” AAP Punjab Co-Incharge and MLA Raghav Chadha stated in a digital convention.
A round issued by the Election Commission on January 14 confirms all of the cautions raised by AAP. The round in clear phrases states that it has made a particular exception to get a selected group registered as a Political Party by lowering the ‘Public Notice Period’ from 30 days to 7 days. The motive cited behind this blunder is the pandemic. The EC argues that the group’s dealing with issues within the registration course of as a result of of Corona. Thus it’s doing this particular favour for them, he additional stated.
The AAP MLA has requested EC: “Which is this party or the group of political leaders – for whom you are extending such special treatment, that you are amending long-standing laws, giving concessions and facilitating the registration for?”
On February 14, Punjab will vote to elect the 117 members of the sixteenth Assembly. AAP — a serious opposition get together within the state, which additionally sweeped 14 out of 35 wards in Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections in December is sort of hopeful of reaching a giant feat.