Hyderabad, April 27 : The Lok Satta Party’s State Working Committee at its first meeting here on Saturday decided to organize training camps for its leaders at the grass roots level in a bid to prepare them for local body elections scheduled from June 2013.
Giving this information in a media statement, State Party President Katari Srinivasa Rao and General Secretary Ravi Maruthi said a State-level training program for District Working Committee members will be organized in Hyderabad and a regional-level program for District Council members at two places in Coastal Andhra and at one place each in Rayalaseema and Telangana. The training programs are scheduled for May 2013.
District level leaders will be briefed on party policies and programs and the strategy to be adopted in local body elections.
The Working Committee decided to hold organizational elections in West Godavari and NRI districts as also in some constituencies which had been deferred for various reasons, in May 2013. To facilitate pending constituency-level elections, a supplementary voters’ list will be published.
The President and the General Secretary told the Working Committee that the conduct of internal elections has galvanized the party. The two leaders, who undertook a whirlwind visit to Coastal Andhra districts from April 22 to 25, said that a large number of people took up party membership in the wake of the organizational elections. INN