Q: Why does someone need to have a political opinion ?
Ans : We pay around 50 % of our earnings as taxes directly or
indirectly and politicians are supposed to ensure they are used for better good.
Its your tax money used for repairing those potholed roads you travel everyday,
taking care of water supply , electricity supply and sewage supply for your
house, ensuring that your safety is taken care by law enforcement agencies,
provides scholarships to your children’s education and much much more .Dont
you think its YOUR duty to ensure politics are good and your money is
Q: What is Loksatta Party ?
Ans : Loksatta Party is founded by Dr.Jayaprakash Narayan , an IAS
officer who served as Andhra Pradesh state secretary and his accolades
and accomplishments are extraordinary.
He started Loksatta as an NGO for electoral and public policy reforms.
This wiki page provides you with ton of information and you must look
at the party website .This NGO was transformed to a political party in
It can easily be said as a pioneer for clean politics for this new
Q: Why was an NGO turned to a political party when it was doing a good
Ans : Loksatta NGO was turned to a political party for better good. An NGO has
limitations on lawmaking. You can take up an issue , take it to law makers but
cannot ensure steps to be taken to mitigate an issue.
A public society opinion is only considered when the issue is serious and also
mostly for political mileages.
This was the same reason Anna-Kejriwal from IAC had to form a political party
called AamAadmi party by Kejriwal . Rest is all the recent news.
Q: What makes me think Loksatta is better and apart from all political parties ?
Ans : Loksatta Party has strong ethical principles, extraordinary track record as an
NGO,an excellent dedicated cadre and most importantly a practical visionary
In the past 5 years where Dr.JP has been a elected MLA , he has taken up to light on
some of the most demanding issues .
Search for “Jayaprakash Narayan in Assembly” in YouTube and you can see the action
first hand. One sample video on YouTube. You can check out the 50 guarantees of
Loksatta Party for the promises.
Please take time to read them. And what not, the office bearers are chosen by internal
democracy. You vote who takes care of party.
Q: What is the work done by Dr.JP in Kukatpally in last 5 years ?
You don't need to do much effort, entire list is collated at
Surajya Movement was done recently to bring awareness of good politics.
For other tons of Loksatta efforts in last 5 years, you can check out the Activities tab
in official website.
Loksatta Victories are at the end of this presentation.
Q : What are the achievements in electoral field for Loksatta from its
inception as a party ?
Loksatta Dr.JP has won Kukatpally Assembly constituency in 2009 polling
around 70+ thousand votes.
LSP contested the by elections in 2008 and secured second place in Khairatabad
and Terlam constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.
There have been good number of Local panchayat representatives elected in the
recently finished Panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh.
Loksatta has polled around 7.5 lakh votes in entire state of Andhra Pradesh in
2009 (thats more than half of Chiranjeevi’s PRP for comparison) elections with
close to 10-12 % in constituencies in Hyderabad and other urban places.
And let me remind you that all this wins are by using the legal money given by
people, without distributing any liquor or a green note.
Q. What are the official online channels where i can keep track of Loksatta
•Official Website : http://www.loksatta.org
•Official Face book Page: https://www.facebook.com/loksatta
•Official Face book Page of Dr.Jp : https://www.facebook.com/JPLOKSATTA
•Face book Page of PeopleForLoksatta (NRI wing)
•Official Twitter id : https://twitter.com/Loksatta_Party
•Official Twitter id of Dr. Jp : https://twitter.com/JP_LOKSATTA
•Twitter ids of Loksatta Leaders: https://twitter.com/LoksattaMember/lsp-
•YouTube Channel : http://www.youtube.com/user/loksattapartyvideos
To join as Member. Logon to : http://members.loksatta.org/
To Join the Election Campaign , To Donate , To suggest
candidates : https://win.loksatta.org
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Some crowd sourced opinions from Quora :
•What are the fundamental differences between aam aadmi party and
loksatta party ideologies?
•Other than Jaya Prakash Narayan, who are some credible leaders
from the Lok Satta Party who are capable of representing a
constituency by winning the coming elections?
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By : Vamsi Tellakula
Dated: March 14th 2014