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- In the intro, cite some data to highlight the intensity of the problem.
- In the body, you can mention the lack of intent from political parties, preference for winnability, issue of enforcement and lack of clarity in the S.C. judgement, secrecy introduced by electoral bonds etc. In the measures mention monitoring the affidavits of the candidates, availability of information about candidates on EC’s website, circulation of information about the candidates, monitoring the compliance with the SC judgement etc.
- Conclude by mentioning the importance of cleansing politics as it dominates other bureaucracy, civil society and media.