Saturday, May 04, 2013

Choosing a better demon ..

Well, i guess this the most apt statement statement which I feel anybody in Karnataka can agree to today. With the voting set to kick off in a few hours.

Important:
http://ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in/SearchContestingCandidate.aspx

Use the link above to search and find out about your candidate. (you can find their nominations there), i went to the extent to digging up what their net worth (assets, liabilities), prior experience, education , what are they promising etc.

This blog post is in response to a good friend of mine prompting me to vote for a party since his "Uncle" was the contestant.

Today I see a newspaper article where he promises to rejuvenate the lakes in South bangalore, and asks us to go visit one such lake as a proof of his achievement.

I almost lost my temper, as I have been following the happenings of this lake
http://www.puttenahallilake.in/about-pnlit
(I remembered this lake has been developed by donations and not government funds)

My friend had one reason - Everybody eats.
I still haven't got a response for a few questions i posted to my dear friend .... there aren't any


So what...
I have a little request from all

  1. Take time out (30 mins), get online, search about the candidates contesting from your area.
  2. Make a choice
  3. Leadership, Integrity, ethics.
  4. Do not vote for someone if it benefits you, ask yourself - Is this person going to make a difference to my constituency, my state or my country.
  5. Do vote, or go to the polling booth and record your choice not to vote.
  6. Remember it is we who are responsible in electing our leaders. Do not put the blame that all the leaders are like this.
  7. When my grandfather was faced with this choice he chose to stand for elections himself ( so do not say there is no capable / good leader). It is we who do not have the courage to stand for what we want.
All the best, do fulfill your duty tomorrow.

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