Elections must be held at each level of the Party to elect Executive Groups and / or committees, and leaders at each place, State, District or Local body every two and a half years.
This cycle will ensure that potential State and National rank leaders are appropriately connected to the people and issues of their areas to qualify in the pool for tickets for State and National Elections that are held every five years.
Any member who has not been taking active part or otherwise contributing to the Party’s public activities, shall render him / herself to be disqualified to standing for re-election from a given area or body.
People standing for elections at each level must fulfill the following criteria:
1. They must be literate and able to express themselves in writing; but there is no minimum educational qualification. This system will ensure that there is no discrimination and will provide opportunity to people who may not hold college degrees but who are otherwise intelligent and connected to their people and areas.
2. They must be of proven integrity. This is to be means tested using the following tools:
a) 360-degree assessment to include confidential peer review, friends and relations feedback
b) Psychometric testing including psychological profiling
c) Background checks to include Financial and Transactional analysis incorporating human transactions as well as business or work transactions
d) Any other suitable means that may emerge at Plans-board meetings.
A system wherein prior to a sensitive appointment to any party organ, due processes of in-depth whetting must be followed including in-depth questioning, the usage of Polygraph assisted interviews, and other available methodologies must be instituted for all critical positions that require exercise of authority, confidentiality of the position and otherwise representing the party in its public interface.
The concerned member applying for a leadership role must display knowledge and understanding of issues impacting on society within their respective operations or local areas, village upward; to State and National level, depending on the level the member is applying for.
The intensity of scrutiny of the applying member would depend on the level of elections for which they are standing.
The applying member must be able to provide or suggest practical solutions to the identified issues or problems impacting on their social segments and these must take into account the interests of the minority view to the extent possible, even if conflicting with the main or majority view.
The member would be required to table a written document set to standard formats provided while applying for any position.
Those who aspire to be leaders or “managers” within the party must display an ability to manage or translate plans into deliverable activity with clear ability to take responsibility for both achievements and failures.
They would each be required to file comprehensive reports on their areas to set parameters.
They must display proven people skills and ability to interact with and understand the varying and sometimes conflicting needs of the people within their constituent areas
They must not have any criminal record or reputation
They must not be fanatical about any religion knowing fully that there is only one God; that He-She has many names and manifestations, they must believe in and promote religious and community harmony.
Individuals who are agnostic or atheist should not suffer or be barred in any way and their views must be given, equal, even more hearing as the counter-narrative to any proposition must be heard and factored in.
These counter-narrative views must for part of on-going surveys to ascertain percentage of community who subscribe to such views.
The party would institute on-going surveys on the different aspects of inner-party functioning within the membership and externally on how the public perceives its functioning, and those of its leadership.TO BE ADDED - BY ANYONE