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Shri H.R. Bhardwaj
Union Minister for Law and Justice

New Delhi

Dear Sir,

I have joined the INDIA TODAY Group's movement to Declare War on Terror.

A major issue is how to deal with the growing criminalisation straddling the political spectrum. If those who commit crimes are allowed to stand for elections because of legal loopholes, it brings disrespect to the law and encourages disruptive elements.

I humbly request you to move an amendment to Section 8 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, to provide that any person who is prima facie charged by a competent judicial authority for an offence punishable by imprisonment for five years or more be disqualified from contesting an election.

The war on terror must start with a political clean up and this amendment will go a long way in doing so.

Yours sincerely,
Concerned Citizen of India

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The prime purpose of the terrorists is to shatter the peace and unity of the country. The only way to defeat them is by defeating their mindless purpose-- stand with determined resilience with the people of the country irrespective of communal, linguistic and regional barriersn.
Swarnima Bhattacharya ,

Much has been spoken by the leaders, but no concrete work has been done so far. The ministry should not be headed by any politician but by some retired police or preferably some military official.
Shailendra Vikrant , Chandigarh