India Foundation is organising a one-day symposium on One Nation, One Election on November 26, 2016 to celebrate Constitution Day at at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti Bhawan, New Delhi.
There has been a discussion on holding simultaneous elections for the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas at various levels of the government. However, several constitutional and legal changes will be needed to conduct simultaneous election, including possibility of Constitutional amendments to Articles 83, 172, 85 and 174 to streamline the process. The symposium will cover the above-mentioned topics.
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad (Union Minister for Law and Justice), Shri Suresh Prabhu (Union Minister for Railways) and Dr. S Y Quraishi (Former Chief Election Commissioner) will be some of the speakers at this symposium.