New National Debate A fresh national debate has ignited over the ‘One Nation, One Election’ concept. Several opposition parties, including the Congress, have criticized the central government’s stance on this issue. However, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has expressed its support for ‘One Nation, One Election.’ The party’s General Secretary, V Vijayasai Reddy, has backed this idea.
Positive Aspects and Savings V Vijayasai Reddy, who is also a Rajya Sabha member of the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh, highlighted the positive aspects of ‘One Nation, One Election.’ He stated that it has the potential to save significant amounts of money, running into thousands of crores of rupees. He emphasized that this concept is not new in India’s history.
The concept of One Nation-One Election has many positives most of all it saves thousands of crores. The concept is not new. India had simultaneous General and State elections in 1951-52, 1957, 1962 & 1967. For us in AP, it does not affect us as the Lok Sabha and Assembly…
— Vijayasai Reddy V (@VSReddy_MP) September 2, 2023