The high-level committee formed under the leadership of former President Ram Nath Kovind held its first meeting on Saturday to explore the possibilities of holding all the elections including Lok Sabha, Assembly and urban bodies simultaneously in the country. In which its roadmap was discussed.
It is also decided that first of all the opinion of all political parties should be taken on this issue. Under this, soon all political parties will be invited to give their suggestions.
In its first meeting itself, the committee has decided to discuss with the Law Commission regarding the roadmap to move forward in this direction.
In this meeting of the committee formed to hold all the elections in the country simultaneously, all the members except Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, leader of the largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha, had participated.
Senior advocate Harish Salve, who was included in the committee, joined the meeting virtually as he was out of the country.
In the meeting chaired by former President Ramnath Kovind, Home Minister Amit Shah, Law Minister (Independent Charge) Arjun Ram Meghwal, former Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Secretary General of Lok Sabha Dr. Subhash Kashyap, former Chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission NK Singh and Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner Sanjay Kothari was mainly present.
At the beginning of the meeting, Kovind presented the agenda of the meeting. During this period, the committee took two important decisions to carry forward its work.
First, it will discuss this issue one by one with all the recognized national political parties, ruling political parties of the states, parties represented in the Parliament and other recognized state political parties and take their suggestions.
Secondly, the opinion of the Law Commission will also be taken on this issue.