By Our Staff Reporter
Garhwal Post, August 4, 2008
Ramnagar, 3 Aug: The Uttarakhand Parivartan Abhiyan has held a two day political meeting in Ramnagar. The main aim of the meeting was to build a political alternative in the state.
The Central Convener of the Abhiyan, PC Tiwari, addressed the meeting and said that the Congress, BJP and UKD were responsible for the poor condition of the state. There existed, at the present, a political vacuum in the state. So, the Abhiyan would participate in the coming Panchayat elections and try to establish a government of the people.
Prabhat Dhyani said that the Abhiyan would struggle with the help of democratic powers to change the faulty system in the state. Convener Pratap Singh said that the Abhiyan would participate not just in the Panchayat but also the Parliamentary elections, thereby building a new political alternative in the state.
The Uttarakhand Parivartan Abhiyan has adopted proposals at the meeting such as participation in the elections with the slogan of ‘Panchayat Nahi Gram Sarkar Chahiye’, to stop the exploitation of social and political activists, stop the big hydel projects, decentralisation of government for the establishment of three tier democracy. It would also ask the BJP government to issue a white paper on crime and accidents in the state.
Govind Lal Verma, Raghu Tiwari, Sudama Sarkar, Hem Chandra Joshi, Prem Shankar, Devendra Kumar, Koshal Pant, Piyushkant Viswas, Diwan Singh Bisht, Bachi Singh Bisht, Mukesh Bahuguna, etc., were present at the meeting.