As long as political parties house criminals, Indian women can never have a government that will be committed to stopping systemic violence against women.
WHAT IS NOTA?
NOTA is a voting option provided to Indian citizens for the first time in the April 07- May 12, 2014 elections. NOTA stands for “None of The Above.”When a voter presses the NOTA button they will indicate that they are rejecting all the political parties and their candidates standing for this election.
WHY HAS THE SUPREME COURT PROVIDED THE NOTA OPTION?
Over the last two decades there has been serious concern about the escalating presence of criminals in Indian government and political parties. With each election the inclusion of these criminals increases. In the 2004 election, 24% of Members of Parliament (MPs) had pending criminal charges against them. In the 2009 election their numbers had risen to 30% with a majority of these cases carrying serious charges of rape, murder, extortion and other forms of violence against women, such as molestations, stalking, and dowry…
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