CCG letter to the Attorney General for India

15 July 2022 To The Attorney General for India Dear Attorney General, We, a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services, who have come together as the Constitutional Conduct Group and are committed to the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution are deeply disturbed by recent events which strike at …

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CCG Open Statement on the Supreme Court order in the Zakia Jafri case

6 July 2022 The recent three judge verdict in the Zakia Ahsan Jafri Vs. State of Gujarat (SLP Crl. No. 7899-90/2015), decided on 24.06.2022 has, to say the least, left citizens totally disturbed and dismayed. We, a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have come together as the …

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20 June 2022 To The Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi Dear Chief Justice of India, We, the members of the Constitutional Conduct Group comprising former civil servants, have read the appeal sent to you on June 14, 2022 by a select group of former judges of the Supreme Court …

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CCG Open Statement on the Sedition Provision in the Indian Penal Code

12 June 2022 We are a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have worked with the Central and State Governments in the course of our careers. Our group has no affiliation with any political party, and we, as its members, believe in impartiality, neutrality and commitment to the …

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OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER – CALL FOR END TO POLITICS OF HATE

26 April 2022 Dear Prime Minister, We are witnessing a frenzy of hate filled destruction in the country where at the sacrificial altar are not just Muslims and members of the other minority communities but the Constitution itself. As former civil servants, it is not normally our wont to express ourselves in such extreme terms, …

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CCG STATEMENT – AMENDMENTS TO AIS CADRE RULES

27 January 2022 We are a group of former officers of the All India and Central Services who have worked with the Central and State Governments in the course of our careers. As members of the Constitutional Conduct Group, we believe in impartiality, neutrality and commitment to the Indian Constitution and in safeguarding its values. …

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CCG OPEN STATEMENT LINKING VOTER ID & AADHAAR – A DANGEROUS MOVE

29 December 2021  We are a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have worked with the Central and State Governments in the course of our careers. As a group, we have no affiliation with any political party but believe in impartiality, neutrality and commitment to the Constitution of …

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CCG OPEN LETTER TO CITIZENS OF INDIA

CIVIL SOCIETY: ENEMY OF THE STATE? 28 November 2021 Dear fellow citizens, We are a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have worked with the Central and State Governments in the course of our careers. As a group, we have no affiliation with any political party but believe …

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Open statement on India’s plummeting rank in key global indices

November 15,2021 We are a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have worked with the Central and State Governments in the course of our careers. As a group, we have no affiliation with any political party but believe in impartiality, neutrality and commitment to the Constitution of India. …

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OPEN LETTER TO THE MINISTER OF LAW AND JUSTICE, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA NOTIFICATION OF S. 3 OF THE CONSTITUTION (FORTY FOURTH AMENDMENT) ACT, 1978 TO PROVIDE FOR IMPARTIAL AND INDEPENDENT ADVISORY BOARD TO EXAMINE THE JUSTIFICATION FOR PREVENTIVE DETENTION

16 October 2021 To Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon. Minister of Law and Justice, Government of India Dear Shri Rijiju, We are a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have worked with the Central and State Governments in the course of our careers. As a group, we have no …

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