Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Withdraws From One Nation One Poll Panel

New Delhi: Congress MP and Leader of Opposition Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday withdrew himself from ‘One Nation One Election’ panel constituted by the Centre.

In a significant step, the Ministry of Law and Justice formed 8-member Panel on Saturday to examine the possibilities of One Nation One Poll proposal.

But WHY Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury declined?

In a letter written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Adhir termed the formation of the committee a ‘total eyewash.’

I have no  hesitation whatsoever in declining to serve on the Committee whose terms of referee have been prepared in a manner to guarantee it’s conclusion. It is, I am afraid a total eyewash,” he wrote in a letter.

Who are the other members?

The Committee will be led by former President Ram Nath Kovind, and will have Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Ex-MP Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ex-Chairman of the 15th Finance Comission NK Singh, Ex-Lok Sabha Secretary General Dr. Subhash C Kashyap, senior advocate Harish Salve and former Chief Vigilance Commissioner Sanjay Kothari.

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