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EC to institute annual lecture to promote democratic values

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Chief Election on Thursday said the would institute an annual lecture in the memory of first Chief Election of

was the CEC from March 1950 to December 1958.

It would be the endeavour of the Commission to involve a wide cross-section of including political parties, NGOs, media, leading constitutionalists, legal luminaries, academia and others, said.

This lecture would be delivered by an eminent person from the democratic world, whose contribution to furthering democratic values and ideals is widely known and recognized, he said.

His remarks came during a book launch event in the capital.



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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 23:08 IST