DEMOCRACY IN DANGER: A JUDGE DISALLOWED TO VOTE

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak

If the country is infested with right-viruses, democracy is bound to be in danger. Agents of plutocracy try to reduce the participation of conscious persons in every sphere of democracy. Tampering with the voters list is its basic symptom.

A lot of conscious peoples of Cuttack have protested against obliteration of their names from the voters list.

sanju-panda1Notable amongst the voters whose names are obliterated is a judge of Orissa High Court, Justice Sanju Panda. She has not been able to cast her vote in elections for the Cuttack Municipal Corporation because of absence of her name in the voters list. This is notwithstanding the Voter’s Identity Card under her possession.

Several thousands of voters have allegedly faced the same problem.

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