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Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) Newsletter
Here's what happened in ADR in January 2022...
ADR Speaks Podcast
 
  1. Episode 26: "Institutional Laxity towards Increasing Criminality in Indian Legislature" - Part 2
Our Important Reports & Events
 

Events
 
  1. Webinar by Citizens’ Forum India (CFI) || Topic: AADHAAR VOTER-ID LINKING: Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 || Speaker from ADR: Maj Gen Anil Verma (Retd), Head of ADR
  2. 8th Anniversary of the RTI Katta || Topic: Civic Elections and Citizen Activism || Speaker from ADR: Prof Jagdeep Chhokar, Founder Member and Trustee of ADR
  3. एडीआर द्वारा आयोजित हिंदी वेबिनार "धनबल, बाहुबल और अपराधीकरण का राजनीति और लोकतंत्र पर दुष्प्रभाव"
  4. One Vote Annual Conference || Topic: Rights, access and introduction of technology in elections || Speaker: Prof Chhokar, Founder Member and Trustee of ADR
  5. Webinar by Citizens’ Forum India (CFI) || Topic: Vote Wisely, Don't Vote Vice-ly: The Criminalisation of Politics and NOTA || Speaker: Maj Gen Anil Verma (Retd), Head of ADR
  6. Youth Workshop by West Bengal Election Watch || Topic: Responsible Use Of Social Media
  7. Day 1 of Grassroots Awareness Campaign by West Bengal Election Watch
  8. Day 2 of Grassroots Awareness Campaign by West Bengal Election Watch
  9. Webinar by ADR's Campus Ambassador from National Law School of India University (NLSIU)
ADR Speaks- Our Blog


‘There’s Not Much to Celebrate in EC Saying Candidates Have to Declare Criminal Records’


The highest court in the country has to match the confidence and public-spiritedness that it displayed in 2002, if a dent has to be made to purify the politics and elections in the country. Repeatedly appealing to the legislature is not going to get us anywhere. Read more...


Author: Prof Jagdeep Chhokar, Founder Member & Trustee of ADR


‘Apprehensions persist over electoral bonds’


The anonymity of the donor of electoral bond was protected in so far as the SBI is the only bank authorised to sell electoral bonds and that it will collect “Know Your Customer” (KYC) particulars of the buyers of electoral bonds, but not share this information with anyone unless demanded by a court order. Read more...


Author: Prof Jagdeep Chhokar, Founder Member & Trustee of ADR
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