Why Babji Will Win?
Simple math shows that winning is possible with sufficient ground-level work.
Results in 2009:
Polled votes: 1,43,031 (voting percentage: 67.99%)
Votes for winning candidate (Cong I): 49,344 (34.49% of polled votes)
Lok Satta’s situation: 4th out of 14 contestants with 7,756 votes
We could get this many votes without any ground work for the elections!
Total number of voters: 2,30,000
Target for 2014: 50,000 votes. When we could win 7000+ votes without any effort, we think we can easily reach this number because of all the following.
There are 13 wards in the constituency and our party workers are already ready in 7 of them!
We are getting ready to hoist the party flag is 3 more wards
More than 70 local ward leaders have been identified and leadership training is in progress
Membership count of more than 2000 achieved
Constituency Committee is already formed
PFL Guru program reached out to hundreds of local youth and is attracting new members from local colleges
To aid day-to-day living, a new toilet was constructed with the aid of PFL in Zakir Hussain Rd and has been handed over to the local population which is making good use of it
After the party’s internal elections, we had 15 constituency level meetings so far and all the party personnel are in regular touch with each other
Doctors, lawyers and professional people who have an influence in the constituency are showing special interest towards the party
In the Corporation Elections that are coming up, we are planning to contest in the maximum possible divisions to help our volunteers gain electoral experience
Completely concentrating on local issues like drainage, IT, education, and health to gain more traction with the local populace