Leaders of any political party should resign from their posts before changing party: Venkaiah
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Leaders of any political party should resign from their posts before changing party: Venkaiah

Vijayawada, Dec 5 : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu opined that the leaders of any political party has a right to change the party but before changing it they should resign from the posts.

Interacting with media persons in the Swarna Bharat Trust here on Wednesday, the Vice President expressed concern over the objectionable language being used by political leaders to criticise their counterparts. He said the absurd comments of leaders would make people develop negative opinion and disrespect towards them.

Stating that these are the “words from my heart”, the Vice President said that as per the Supreme Court records 4,127 cases, including cases with strong criminal nature are pending against public representatives. He said priority should be given for clearing of such cases within one year.

Mr Naidu said that the political parties should not resort to false promises and they should be matched with economic condition of particular state or region. He said last minute freebies from winning elections should not be encouraged.

He opined that there should be consensus among all the countries to hand over the economic offenders to the respective countries. There was a threat to economic sector with the increasing economic offenders.

The Vice President said that United Nations Organisation should take initiative in this direction. He said countries should not encourage conquering of neighbouring countries.(UNI)