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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Open letter to citizens of India – Assam NRC exercise and citizenship

4 February 2019 Our group of former civil servants of the All India and Central Services has, over the last twenty months, issued a number of letters expressing our concern at the erosion of constitutional values in the country and the weakening of institutions entrusted with ensuring the functioning of a healthy democracy. As in …

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Open Letter From Former Civil Servants: Murder Of Police Officer In Bulandshahr District, Uttar Pradesh

18 December 2018 We are a group of retired civil servants from the All India and Central Services who, having spent long years in the service of the Constitution of India, have come together to express ourselves on issues of governance and public policy that have a bearing on constitutional principles, conduct and ethics.  Since …

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