New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for a discussion for ‘One Nation, One Election’ in the country.
Modi, who addressed the concluding session of 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference at Kevadia, Gujarat, via video conferencing, talked of simultaneous elections at every level- Lok Sabha, Vidhan Sabhas or local panchayat level. Common Voter list can be used for this. Digital innovations in the fields of legislatures should be taken up in real earnest for this.
He also suggested holding Student Parliaments guided and conducted by the Presiding officers themselves.
The PM said that it is a day to remember the inspiration of Gandhi ji and commitment of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Prime Minister also remembered victims of the Mumbai terrorist attack which took place on this day in 2008.
Modi paid tribute to the martyrs of the security forces and said that today India is fighting terrorism in a new way and paid his respect to the security forces.