Category: 2011: 8
Pages From the Past looks back at the 1990 general election and finds that the problems of phantom voters and unreliable electoral rolls are major concerns that have been around for years.
The present EC is not capable of conducting free and fair elections, observes P Ramakrishnan. It must be disbanded and a new Election Commission instituted comprising people of impeccable integrity.
At this critical moment, the PM is obliged to give his word of honour that the 13th general election would only be held after the electorals reforms have been put in place. Otherwise, this...