Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came up with a new idea of One Nation, One Election by saying that the country’s elections of different states that keeps taking place every few months actually has an impact on development works and hence, One Nation, One Election is the need of the country now. Modi made such remarks at the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference through video conference. In the virtual event, Modi addressed presiding officers of Indian legislative bodies during the celebrations of Constitution Day 2020. The theme of the event was the cooperative relationship between the three wings of the state—legislature, judiciary, and executive. Modi also stressed the importance of upholding constitutional rights and values and also talked about how elected representatives should conduct themselves.
Modi also honored the victims of the 26/11 attacks of Mumbai and said that fighting against terrorism will be a part of the new policy and new process now. Modi said, “Elections are held at different places every few months, the impact it has on development works is known to all. Therefore, it is a must to have deep study and deliberation on ‘One Nation, One Election’”. “We must remember that when politics take over people and nation-first policies, the nation has to pay adversely in such situations,” he said.
On Saturday, PM Modi will visit the Pune-based Serum Institute of India, which has associated with global pharma giant AstraZeneca and the Oxford University for COVID-19 vaccine, said a report. The Central Drug Standard Control Organisation has allowed support for the manufacture of the COVID-19 vaccine for the pre-clinical test, examination, and analysis to seven companies, two of which are the Serum Institute of India (SII) and the Genova Biopharmaceuticals.