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AIMIM Preparing Early for PollsExpecting an early election in Hyderabad, Asaduddin Owaisi, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief, has stepped up its party's promotional activities - kicking off public outreach programmes of the party in the city and across the state. Public interactive programmes including paidal daura (campaigning on foot) and public meetings at a number of places in the city are on party's checklist before the polls.Even during the month of Ramzan, several leaders of the party attended the Dawaat-e-Iftar arranged at mohalla level. Some leaders even attended the Saher or pre-dawn meal get-togethers.2018-07-09 12:59:49 PM
A Mix Reaction of Parties on Simultaneous PollsOn Sunday, Janata Dal United (JDU) announced that it was in favour of holding simultaneous polls to both state Assemblies and Lok Sabha. However, the party member KC Tyagi stated that the party did not think it would be easy to implement that. Other parties that are in support of the proposal are Samajwadi Party (SP) and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).On the other hand, Aam Aadmi Party hasn't shown support for the proposal. In addition, the party member Aashish Khetan had a meeting with Law Commission Chairman and members and expressed his view that simultaneous elections would damage the parliamentary democracy and federalism.2018-07-09 12:49:08 PM
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