Modi pitches for simultaneous elections, changing fiscal year to Jan Dec

Modi pitches for simultaneous elections, changing fiscal year to Jan Dec

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for conducting simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies and shifting to a January- December fiscal year. Addressing the Niti Aayog Governing Council’s third meeting, which was attended by several state chief ministers, Modi said for long, India had suffered from economic and political mismanagement. “Because of poor time management, many good initiatives and schemes had failed to deliver the anticipated results,” he said, adding there is a need to develop robust arrangements that could function amidst diversity. The prime minister…

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