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Re: Fw: Mr. Sabhlok has no business promoting secession




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Yes, and instead of secession, we must promote
an Asian Union like the European one.

George.

>>I was working on a proposal that would enhance democracy and rational
>>debate in India over issues relating to secession from the country.
The
>>following paragraph may be inserted at the appropriate place in the
>>manifesto, as a first step to this long-needed debate.
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>>"A group of people interested in seceding from India would need a
>>proposal signed by 5% of the adult population of the concerned area
>>(usually at least a state) for a referendum to take place. They will
be
>>permitted one year of campaigning during which only peaceful methods
and
>>debate will be permitted. At the end of the period, if 2/3rd of the
>>adult population of the area approves the proposal, the state would be

>>permitted to secede from India. Any use of violence would cancel the
>>process."
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>Please realise that only a duly elected Constituent Assembly of India
is
>authorized to talk about the terms of secession.  Mr. Sabhlok has gone
>completely overboard with this.
>
>Subroto Roy.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sanjeev Sabhlok <sabhlok@almaak.usc.edu>
>To: debate@indiapolicy.org <debate@indiapolicy.org>
>Date: Thursday, March 04, 1999 04:56
>Subject: secession
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