During world’s largest democratic exercise [Indian General Elections 2014], this guy from Viral Fever went on street to test political knowledge of their country by quizzing them with basic questions. What really should be a common knowledge for all, apparently isn’t. Their answer will surprise you. Have a look.
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Citizens can now easily access complete information on criminal records, assets, liabilities and educational qualifications of their contesting candidates along with the elected ones through a SMS by specifying their constituency name or the pincode of their location.
During elections in particular state, voters of that state will get information on criminal, financial and educational qualifications of the contesting candidates.
During non-election period, citizens will be able to access complete background information of sitting MP and MLA of their area.
Getting information using SMS
Option 1:- SMS MYNETA <constituency name> to 9246556070 or 56070
Option 2:- SMS MYNETA <pincode> to 9246556070 or 56070
SMS charges: Normal SMS charges applicable on 9246556070 and 56070
Incorrect SMS Text
MY NETA 110016 or MY_NETA 110016
Wrong or unavailable pincode in SMS Text
Wrong or unavailable constituency name
NEW will send 3 messages a week starting immediately till elections. The messages will contain fact based information
Citizens can also be a part of our subscribers list: Give us a missed call on 020-67295758 and we will keep you posted.
Toll Free Helpline
Toll-free No.: 1-800-110-440
Day/Hours of operation: Mon-Fri (10am – 6pm)
Information given: Criminal records, Assets, Liabilities and Education Qualifications.
Source of Information: Candidate information given in affidavits.
Initially the information based on earlier affidavits only will be provided. New information based on current affidavits will also be provided as and when it becomes available (usually about 7-8 days before the election dates).