AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA: DELHI VIOLENCE AND ITS AFTERMATH – RECOMMENDATIONS OF A FACT FINDING MISSION

 18 March 2020 Hon’ble President of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi Respected Rashtrapatiji , It is with deep anguish and concern that we, the members of the Constitutional Conduct Group (“CCG”)comprising former civil servants, write this letter to place before you some major issues in the aftermath of the widespread violence in North-East Delhi, which …

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CITIZENS OF INDIA: INDIA DOES NOT NEED THE CAA-NPR-NRIC

9 January 2020 Dear Fellow Citizens of India, Over the past few weeks, many of you have been understandably agitated over the enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 ("CAA"). Your fears have been compounded by the contradictory and confusing statements made by spokespersons of the Government of India on the implementation of the National …

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OPEN LETTER TO HONOURABLE MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ON THE RECENT POLICE ENCOUNTER IN HYDERABAD

13 December 2019 Dear Honourable Members of Parliament, We, a group of retired civil servants deeply committed to the values and guarantees of the Constitution of India, are appalled by the recent incident of the gunning down by the police of four men accused of raping, killing  and burning a young veterinary doctor in Hyderabad. …

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Ayodhya letter

6 December 2019 We, a collective of retired civil servants deeply committed to the values and guarantees of the Indian constitution, share with our fellow Indians our extreme grief and deep concern about where India stands today, 27 years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on 6 December, 1992. We recall that …

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Reminder letter on serious irregularities in conduct of Lok Sabha General Elections 2019

19 November 2019 Shri Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner                                      Shri Ashok Lavasa, Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra, Election Commissioner Election Commission of India Nirvachan Sadan New Delhi, India Sub:- Your Silence on Issues Raised with Regards to Serious Irregularities in the Conduct of Lok Sabha General Elections, 2019 Ref:- Our letter dated 2 July …

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OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA: VICTIMISATION OF HONEST CIVIL SERVANTS

4 October 2019 Dear Sir, We write to you to express the deep concern of our group of former civil servants at the selective targeting of retired and serving officers, apparently for gaining narrow political advantages. Having served government all our working lives, it is our duty to point out the very dangerous repercussions that …

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Letter to the Election Commission of India: Serious Irregularities in the Conduct of General Elections, 2019

2 July 2019   Shri Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner Shri Ashok Lavasa, Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra, Election Commissioner Election Commission of India Nirvachan Sadan, New Delhi India   Sirs,   Serious Irregularities in the Conduct of General Elections, 2019    We are a group of former civil servants that takes up, from time …

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OPEN STATEMENT BY FORMER CIVIL SERVANTS – CHARGESHEETED TERROR ACCUSED AS PARTY CANDIDATE

24 April 2019 Our group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services has no affiliation with any political party and is firmly committed to the Constitution of India. We write to express our disbelief and dismay at the candidature of Pragya Thakur for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat. This decision could …

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Letter to Hon’ble President of India: Weak-kneed response of the Election Commission of India to violations of the Model Code of Conduct

8 April 2019 To The Honourable President of India Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi Copies to: (1) Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India (2) Election Commissioners, Election Commission of India Respected Rashtrapatiji, We are a group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services who have come together to use our pooled …

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Letter to Chief Election Commissioner – Release of biopics when the Model Code of Conduct is in place

26 March 2019 To Shri Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India, New Delhi Copied to: Shri Ashok Lavasa, Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra, Election Commissioner Dear Shri Arora, Our group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services have interacted with the Election Commission from time to time on …

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