Elements discrediting Election Commission attempt to discredit Indian democracy: Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju

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Kiren Rijiju, Union Law Minister

Highlights

  • Without naming the instances of Judiciary criticism of India’s Election Commission, the Justice Minister said that while targeting the commission, the immense efforts exerted to organize the poll must also be kept in check. ‘spirit.
  • Hailing the role of ICE, the Union Law Minister said that India was a democracy due to the robust electoral system in India.

New Delhi: Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju during his address on the 12th National Voters Day slammed those who point fingers at the Election Commission of India, saying those who doubt of the electoral body were in fact trying to discredit Indian democracy.

“Those elements who are trying to discredit the Election Commission of India are actually trying to discredit Indian democracy,” Rijiju said while addressing the program held on the eve of the 12th National Voters Day.

Without naming the instances of Judiciary criticism of India’s Election Commission, the Justice Minister said that while criticizing the commission, the immense efforts exerted to conduct a poll must also be kept in check. ‘spirit.

“If the courts say anything about the commission, they can, but the tone of the language used in the criticism should be seen,” Rijiju added.

Hailing the role of ICE, the Union Law Minister said that India was a democracy due to the robust electoral system in India.

“The voter card is the most important document, no other document has such power. It is not about voting for political parties but it is about strengthening Indian democracy,” a- he added.

The Minister of Justice said that over time he had met many dedicated election officials.

“The degree of dedication of each member of the electoral team ensures the success of democracy. The root of a successful democracy is the success of the electoral system,” he said.

Hailing the power of the voter card, the Union Law Minister said, “Being a voter in India and holding this voter card is the most important card in India. It gives you power and privileges.”

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