Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 12 State level interface with political leaders

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Campaign Dairy-Day 12 – 22nd September 2014 On the 22nd we went to Samalkha, a small constituency in Panipat district which according to us can make a big impact on the upcoming elections. The BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party), because of the humongous support that it recently received in the recent elections of 2014, became our […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 11 Planning for state level sharing of charter of demands with state level political leaders

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Campaign Dairy-Day 11 – 21st September 2014 It is widely believed that the world is round – we literally experienced this in our expeditions to Gohana, Baroda, Rai, Gannaur and Kharkhoda constituencies of Sonepat district today. We began our day by meeting with the State president of women’s congress. She was the first candidate who […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 10 Collection of contacts of state level political leaders

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Campaign Dairy-Day 10 – 20th September 2014 A delegation of youth put forth their demands on ending violence against women to 3 major contesting political parties and one independent candidate for inclusion of the same in the party manifesto. The first political party contestant we met today was Ms. Kiran Bala, the contesting candidate of […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 9 Youth led press conference

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Campaign Dairy-Day 9 – 19th September 2014 Big achievement! We finally had our press conference. It was a wonderful experience and our youth were on top of the world. Our army dressed in blue, looked so confident and handled the media so well, that it did not even seem to be their first media conference […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 8 Preparation for youth led press conference : Workshop on media interaction with youth representatives

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Campaign Dairy-Day 8 – 18th September 2014 An exciting day, what could have been a better start to the day; than by welcoming guests from a different country?  We were all so excited to share our work and hear about the rich experiences in Bangladesh. Our interactions began by discussing the issues of gender and […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 7 Preparation of press note for youth led press conference

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Campaign Dairy-Day 7 – 17th September 2014 Today we designed our charter of demands and sent it for printing. We were so excited when we saw the final copy. This was the basis on which we would voice our demands, have a say in the political process and hopefully make some policy level changes, which […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 6 Preparation for youth led press conference

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Day 6: 16th September 2014 Today we met Mr. Gulshan Batla the owner of the Hero showroom, with the objective of linking local business houses with the campaign and he expressed a wish to collaborate with us on the, promising to help with our transportation requirements during this phase of the campaign. On the logistics […]

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Kadam Badao – Youth led political campaign – Day 5 Preparation for youth led press conference

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Day 5: 15th September 2014 The examination schedules for the youth group have been collected so that delegations can be made around it according to the availability of the youth group members. In the meantime, delegations are also being formed at the village level for engagement with the contesting candidate.  The youth led press conference […]

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