Nearly One-Third Northeast Poll Candidates are Millionaires Of the 232 candidates contesting for the 24 Lok Sabha seats in seven northeastern states, 71 are crorepatis (multi-millionaires). Moneyed men, influential people, celebrities, film stars are increasingly entering into the electoral politics in India. Poor men, women and talented youths are being ignored by the political parties, political analyst and author Brindaban Goswami said . Unless the commoners, young men and women and fresh talented youth enter parliamentary politics, how will democracy prosper.
Posted on: Fri, 02 May 2014 11:15:12 +0000
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