01. THE NAME OF THE PARTY.
(REGISTERED WITH E.C. OF INDIA)
amended on 25th August, 2001)
02. PARTY EMBLEM/FLAG.
03. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES.
04. HEAD OFFICE.
05. LOCAL AREA OFFICES.
06. ADDRESS OF THE PARTY.
08. PARTY MEMBERSHIP.
09. APPLICATION FORM.
10. MEMBERSHIP FEES.
11. PARTY ORGANIZATION.
12. THE SUPREME EXECUTIVE.
13. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE SUPREME EXECUTIVE.
14. THE PARTY EXECUTIVE.
15. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE PARTY EXECUTIVE.
16. THE CONSTITUENCY WORKING COMMITTEE (CWC).
17. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE CWC.
18. THE VILLAGE WORKING COMMITTEE (VWC).
19. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE VR.
19A. PARTY ORGANIZATIONAL ELECTIONS.
20. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE.
21. PUBLIC RELEATIONS COMMITTEE.
22. THE GENERAL BODY.
23. PARTY CONVENTION.
25. EXPULSION /SUSPENSION FROM PARTY MEMBERSHIP.
26. IDENTITY CARDS.
28. BANK ACCOUNT.
30. PARTY TICKETS.
31. OATH .
33. PUBLIC OATH.
35. LEADER OF THE LEGISLATIVE WING.
37. DUAL POSTS.
38. APPOINTMENTS OF CHAIRPERSONS & DIRECTORS OF GOVT. CORPORATIONS &
41. AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION.
LIST OF FOUNDER MEMBERS
01. THE NAME OF THE PARTY:
The name of the Party shall be "GOA SU-RAJ PARTY".
It shall bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, and to the principles of socialism, secularism and democracy. It shall uphold the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.
02. PARTY EMBLEM/FLAG:
The Party Emblem shall be the LIGHTHOUSE
The Party Flag shall be of light blue colour with the Party emblem embossed in the center.
03. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:
a) To PRESERVE, PROTECT and NURTURE the multi-faceted CULTURE and ETHOS of Goa and
b) To introduce a system of GOVERNANCE that is JUST, EQUITABLE, HONEST, TRANSPARENT, EFFECTIVE, ACCOUNTABLE and RESPONSIVE to the needs of the People.
c) To bring about EMPOWERMENT of the people of Goa and FOSTER RESPECT for the INDIVIDUAL.
d) To make the State of Goa a CLEAN, GREEN, POLLUTION FREE, PEACEFUL and PROSPEROUS State where the RIGHTS of every CITIZEN are PROTECTED.
04. HEAD OFFICE:
The Party Head Office shall be temporarily located at 383-A, PIRAZONA, MOIRA, BARDEZ - GOA 403514. The same maybe permanently relocated as and when the Party acquires its own premises.
05. LOCAL AREA OFFICES:
The local area offices of the Party may be established at such place(s) where deemed necessary from time to time.
06. ADDRESS OF THE PARTY:
The address of the Party shall be the address of its Head Office.
All correspondence to the Party shall be addressed to the Party General Secretary unless otherwise provided
08. PARTY MEMBERSHIP:
a) FOUNDER MEMBERS: Those persons who have been actively involved in its formation and who have signed its Constitution at the time of its adoption and who continue to be members of the Party at any given point of time. A list of such Founder Members is appended to this Constitution.
(i) ORDINARY MEMBER: Any person who is eighteen years of age and above, who accepts Clause 03 of the Constitution, who is not a member of any other political party, who has filled-in the prescribed membership form and has paid the prescribed membership fees of Rs.10/- (Rupees ten only), and whose membership shall be renewable every two years.
(ii) LIFE MEMBER: Any person who is eighteen years of age and above, who accepts Clause 03 of the Constitution, who is not a member of any other political party, who has filled-in the prescribed membership form and has paid the prescribed fees of
Rs. 300/- (Rupees three hundred only).
c) HONORARY MEMBER: Any person who has been recognized as such by the Supreme Executive of the Party whether such person is ordinarily resident in Goa or not, in recognition of his/her contribution to the growth of the Party.
09. APPLICATION FORM:
Any person wishing to be a member of the Party shall submit the prescribed application form duly filled and be nominated by a Party member. The name of the applicant shall be displayed on the notice board at the Head Office for a period of FOURTEEN days for the purpose of inviting objections from other Party members. Such objections, if any, shall be made in writing and must reach the General Secretary within the said period of FOURTEEN days. If no objections are received, the applicant shall be accepted as a Party member and his/her name be included in the register of Party members.
10. MEMBERSHIP FEES:
The membership fees shall be:
i) Ordinary Member: Rs. 10/- (Rupees Ten only) every two years.
ii) Life Member: Rs.300/- (Rupees Three Hundred only) one time.
11. PARTY ORGANIZATION:
The Party Organization shall be composed of:-
i) The Supreme Executive.
ii) The Party Executive.
iii) The Constituency Working Committees.
iv) The Village Working Committees.
12. THE SUPREME EXECUTIVE:
This Body shall comprise of the founder members and such other persons who have been co-opted, appointed or nominated to this Body by the Supreme Executive or elected from the Constituency Working Committees. It shall be a permanent Body throughout the life of the Party. Co-opted, appointed, nominated or elected members to this Body shall not be eligible to contest for Party Executive posts before completing TWO years in the Supreme Executive. The Supreme Executive shall hold its meetings at least once every THREE months. Such meetings shall require a quorum of at least 1/3rd. of the total strength of its membership. All decisions and/or resolutions shall be passed by simple majority vote of the members present and voting.
The Membership of the Supreme Executive (Founder members included) shall be limited to FORTY (40). The election of new members from among CWC members to this Body shall be conducted every THREE years.
13. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE SUPREME EXECUTIVE:
i) Frame rules and regulations which will be binding on all Party members.
ii) Appoint a committee to conduct Party elections at all levels.
iii) Constitute Disciplinary Committee.
iv) Appoint Public Relations Committee.
v) Lay down Party Policies within the framework of its aims & objectives.
vi) Decide on the suspension or termination of the membership of any Party
member(s) in appeal or constitute an appellate body consisting of at least three members of the Supreme Executive for the purpose.
vii) Co-opt, appoint or nominate any member of the Party to the Supreme Executive for such term of office as it may decide from time to time.
viii) Allocate Party tickets for election to any public office and formulate a policy for allocation of Party tickets from time to time.
ix) Decide on the person(s) to be appointed as chairpersons and directors of government corporations and institutions when the Party comes to power in the State.
x) Suspend Party Executive and/or if necessary rescind or modify any
decision(s) taken by the Party Executive, if found contrary to the laid down policies of the Party.
xi) Decide and direct any Party Member, elected or otherwise, to step
down from any position(s) in the Party organization or in Legislature/local self
governance bodies, after due process according to laws of natural justice.
14. THE PARTY EXECUTIVE:
This Body shall comprise of:-
The President, also called "THE PARTY PRESIDENT"
Vice President, North.
Vice President, South.
General Secretary, also called "THE PARTY GENERAL SECRETARY"
Treasurer, also called "THE PARTY TREASURER"
Joint Treasurer, North.
Joint Treasurer, South.
The term of office of each member shall ordinarily be for THREE Years.
It shall hold its meetings ONCE in every CALENDAR month.
15. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE PARTY EXECUTIVE:
(a) The Party President:
i) Convene meetings of the Supreme Executive, Party Executive, General Body and Party Conventions and shall preside over such meetings.
ii) Appoint Vice Presidents and allocate their duties.
iii) Appoint Secretaries and Joint Treasurers.
iv) Represent the Party in all legal matters in the Courts of Law at the District, State or National level, and shall engage or retain legal and/or professional
counsel(s) to represent the Party in any legal matters.
v) Operate the Party's Bank Account jointly with the Party Treasurer.
vi) Authorize any of the Secretaries or Joint Treasurers to officiate and/or discharge the duties of the Party General Secretary or the Party Treasurer, as the case may be, in case of the incumbent being unable to discharge duties due to reasons of ill-health or due to long leave of absence.
vii) Appoint Chartered Accountant to audit Party's account(s).
viii) Recommend to the Supreme Executive, name(s) of member(s) who shall be
asked to step down from any position(s) in the Party organization or in the
Legislature, with reasons and resolution of the Party Executive.
(b) The Vice President(s):
i) Carry-out the duties that the Party President may allocate from time to time.
ii) Convene and preside over the CWC meetings of the respective Districts.
iii) The senior most Vice President in age shall take over the duties, powers and functions of the Party President until the next election in case the Party President is not able to function due to reasons of ill-health, long leave of absence, insanity or death.
(c) The Party General Secretary:
i) Organize all Executive meetings including General Body and Party conventions.
ii) Record and/or read minutes of such meetings.
iii) Issue circulars and agendas as per the instructions of the Party President.
iv) Execute resolutions passed by the Executive.
v) Organize Party programmes, public meetings and any other functions.
vi) Look after the publicity.
vii) Run Party office on day to day basis, appoint/employ office staff and/or labour in consultation with the Party President.
viii) Maintain membership registers and membership records.
ix) Operate Party's bank account jointly with the Party Treasurer.
(d) The Secretary(s)(North/South):
i) Perform/discharge duties allocated by the respective Vice President and assist him/her in every manner.
ii) Organize the meetings of the District CWCs.
iii) Read and record minutes of such meetings.
iv) Assist the Party General Secretary in his official duties.
(e) The Party Treasurer:
i) Maintain the Party accounts of income and expenditure.
ii) Present the accounts at every Party Executive meeting.
iii) Present the audited accounts and the "BUDGET" to the General Body during its annual meeting.
iv) Audit the accounts of CWC, VWC, as well as all other committees and sub-committees.
v) Operate Party's bank account jointly with the Party President or the Party General Secretary.
(f) The Joint Treasurer(s)(North/South):
i) Assist the Party Treasurer in keeping and auditing Party accounts.
ii) Maintain income/expenditure account of their respective Districts.
16. THE CONSTITUENCY WORKING COMMITTEE (CWC):
This is a committee consisting of a Constituency President and a Secretary who shall both be elected by all the Village Representatives
(VRs) of the respective constituencies from amongst themselves. Such Constituency Presidents and Constituency Secretaries who are elected to the CWC shall forthwith cease to be the VRs of the respective villages. Election shall be held to fill the vacant posts of the VRs in the respective villages within the following THIRTY days. The CWC members shall not be eligible to be co-opted, appointed, nominated or elected to the Supreme Executive before completing TWO years in the
CWC. The term of office of the CWC shall be THREE years unless otherwise determined by the Supreme Executive.
17. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE CWC:
a) The Constituency President:
i) Report to the Vice President of the respective District.
ii) Disseminate instructions, guidelines and directives of the Supreme/Party Executive to the Party members through the
iii) Enforce compliance by VRs of all rules and regulations of the Party.
iv) Report all cases of indiscipline by Party members at the constituency/village levels.
v) Compile and submit monthly reports as per Party guidelines.
vi) Report on the performance of every VR.
vii) Convene and preside over the meetings of the Constituency VRs at least once in THREE months to evaluate Party progress.
(b) The Constituency Secretary:
i) Report to the Secretary of the respective District.
ii) Organize Constituency level meetings of VRs.
iii) Record and/or read minutes of such meetings.
18. THE VILLAGE WORKING COMMITTEE (VWC):
Each Village in the State shall be represented by a Village Representative hereinafter called the
VR. The VR shall be elected by the Party members from the village. The term of Office of the VR shall be of TWO years.
19. DUTIES & POWERS OF THE VR:
i) Report to the Constituency President.
ii) Constitute a committee comprising of Ward Representatives in his/her village
iii) Organize/convene village level meetings and promote the growth of the Party.
iv) Disseminate instructions, guidelines and directives of the Supreme/Party Executive to all members of the Party in the village.
v) Report all problems and hardships that the villagers experience and suggest remedies.
vi) List/propose developmental/social work to be undertaken in the village.
vii) Scout for persons with talent, aptitude and good standing who could be assets to the Party as members.
19A. PARTY ORGANIZATIONAL ELECTIONS:
The Party Organizational Elections shall be conducted by the Committee of THREE members specially appointed by the Supreme Executive from time to time. The Committee shall have powers to appoint Returning
Officers(s) as deemed necessary to receive nominations on the prescribed form(s) along with the nomination fees. The scrutiny of nomination papers shall be carried out by the Returning
Officer(s). Any dispute relating to nominations and/or elections shall be settled by the Committee whose decision shall be final and binding. All elections shall be by secret ballot. All nominations shall reach the Committee and/or the Returning
Officer(s) within the stipulated time frame.
All nominations must be proposed and seconded by at least two Party members. Incase no ominations are received for the respective posts, the incumbent at that level shall continue in office for the next term. The elections shall be conducted within THIRTY days before/after the due date.
(I) To Supreme Executive:
i) To contest election, the candidate must be a member of the CWC.
ii) Elections shall be held every THREE years.
iii) Elections for the post left vacant in the CWC shall be held within THREE months.
iv) All members of the Supreme Executive and the CWC shall vote in this election.
(II) To Party Executive:
i) To elect the Party President, the Party General Secretary and the Party Treasurer.
ii) To be eligible to be elected to the Party Executive post, a member must be the member of the Supreme Executive.
iii) Members of the Supreme Executive and the Constituency Working Committees shall vote in this election.
iv) The Party President elect shall appoint the two Vice Presidents (North & South), and, in consultation with the elected Party General Secretary and Party Treasurer, shall appoint the Secretaries and Joint Treasurers for North and South Goa respectively. These appointments shall be confirmed within a period of FIFTEEN days and ratified by the Supreme Executive.
v) Elections shall be held every THREE years.
(III) Constituency Working Committee (CWC):
i) To elect the Constituency President and Constituency Secretary.
ii) All VRs of the respective Constituency shall vote in this election.
iii) Elections shall be conducted Constituency wise simultaneously or separately.
iv) Results shall be declared constituency wise on the day of the election.
v) Elections to the post of VRs left vacant shall be held within THREE months.
(VI) Village Representative(VR):
i) Party members of the respective villages shall vote in this election.
ii) Elections shall be conducted Constituency wise simultaneously or separately.
iii) The result of the election shall be declared on the same day.
20. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE:
This committee shall be constituted from amongst the members of the Supreme Executive and shall comprise of members not less than TWO and not more than FIVE.
21. PUBLIC RELEATIONS COMMITTEE:
The Supreme Executive shall appoint a Public Relations Committee consisting of its own members and also professionals such as journalists, public relation firms or any other
person(s) who are competent in the field of Public Relations and who may or may not be members of the Party, to assist the committee.
22. THE GENERAL BODY:
a) A meeting legally convened of all members constituting the Supreme Executive, all members of the Constituency Working Committees and the Village Representatives shall constitute the General Body of the Party.
b) The General Body Meeting shall be convened at least ONCE in a calendar year, and shall be chaired by the Party President or, in his absence, by one of the two Vice Presidents, preference being given to the Vice President senior in age.
c) The General Secretary shall give notice to each member of the General Body TWENTY ONE days in advance of the meeting. Such notice shall include the agenda, date, time and venue of the meeting.
d) The quorum for the General Body Meeting shall be 1/4th the total number of members who constitute the General Body. In case there is no quorum, the meeting shall be adjourned for one half hour and re-convened at the end of the said period as if the quorum is complete. All decisions taken by the reconvened meeting shall be valid proceedings.
e) All resolutions shall be passed by a simple majority of the members present and voting. A resolution passed at the General Body meeting shall be binding upon the Supreme Executive. However, no resolution shall be moved by any
member(s) unless the nature and the contents of such resolution alongwith the names of the proposer and of the seconder and reasons for moving such resolution have been first communicated in writing to the General Secretary at least FIFTEEN days in advance of the date of the General Body meeting. Any proposed resolution that militates against the aims and objectives of the Party and its Constitution shall not be allowed to be moved.
f) EXTRA-ORDINARY GENERAL BODY MEETING:
An Extra-Ordinary General Body meeting may be called for by the Party President or it may be requisitioned by Party member/s by an application to the Party President stating the reason for calling for such a meeting. Such an application shall be signed by not less than 1/4th of the total number of members constituting the General Body. The Party President shall call for the Extra-Ordinary General Body meeting within TWENTYONE days from the date of receipt of such an application and the General Secretary shall send appropriate notice at least TEN days in advance to all the members of the General Body. All resolutions shall be passed by 2/3rd. majority vote of the members present and voting. In the absence of the quorum at the appointed time, the said meeting shall stand cancelled and no meeting may be called for, once again, on the same grounds for the next twelve months.
23. PARTY CONVENTION:
The Party Convention is a meeting of all the members of the Party convened at least once in TWO years at a place to be decided by the Supreme Executive for the purpose of providing the ordinary member an opportunity to express his/her views in a larger forum, to meet the entire Party Organization, and to move resolutions which have been previously communicated to the Party Executive. Such resolutions, if passed by a simple majority, will be of a recommendatory nature only.
a) Any member of the Party who wishes to resign from any post at any level including any Party Executive post, shall do so by handing in his/her resignation letter to the Secretary of the respective District or to the General Secretary. The resignation shall be deemed to have been accepted on the expiry of TEN days from the date of handing-in the resignation. However, such resignation shall not affect his/her membership of the Party. The vacant post shall be filled within THIRTY days of the resignation coming into effect.
b) Any member of the Party who wishes to resign from the Ordinary membership of the Party shall do so by handing in his/her resignation letter to the Secretary of the respective CWC or to the General Secretary. The resignation shall be deemed to have been accepted on the expiry of TEN days from the date of handing in of the resignation. Any person who has resigned from the Party membership or whose membership has been terminated shall return all Party effects including Party documents and identity card to the Party office in his/her area or to the Head Office, and shall be ineligible to apply for the Party membership again.
25. EXPULSION /SUSPENSION FROM PARTY MEMBERSHIP:
The Disciplinary Committee constituted by the Supreme Executive shall have the power to suspend or terminate the membership of any
*** member from the Party membership and/or from any Party post at any organizational level including the Party Executive on the following grounds:
a) Non attendance of FIVE consecutive meetings without justification.
b) For any activity deemed detrimental to the progress of the Party and also to its aims & objectives.
c) Willful disobedience of the express directives or orders of the Supreme Executive.
d) Defections by elected representatives in the Legislature.
Provided that such member shall, on being so suspended and before his membership or his Party post terminated, be given an opportunity by way of a show cause notice issued by the Disciplinary Committee to answer the charges leveled against him/her. An appeal against the decision by the disciplinary committee maybe made to the Supreme Executive through the Party President in writing within THIRTY days of receiving communication of the decision of the Disciplinary Committee.
Such appeal shall be decided by a simple majority of the Supreme Executive within THIRTY days the of filing of the appeal. After hearing the appellant, the Supreme Executive may enhance or reduce the period of suspension, and in case of termination, it may enforce, set aside or suspend the member from the Party or from the post for such period as it deems fit. Any such decision shall be final and shall be communicated to the member in writing.
26. IDENTITY CARDS:
All members of the General Body shall be issued identity cards of such type as the Supreme Executive may decide from time to time.
Party funds shall be collected by way of membership fees as well as by way of donations. Any donation exceeding RUPEES TEN THOUSAND shall require the approval of the Supreme Executive. Such donations may only be accepted if there are no pre-conditions from the donor.
28. BANK ACCOUNT:
The Party shall open an account in such bank or banks as the Supreme Executive shall decide from time to time. The signatories to operate the bank
account(s) shall be:-
i) The Treasurer jointly with,
ii) Party President OR the General Secretary.
Withdrawals or issue of cheques of amounts exceeding RUPEES FIFTY THOUSAND at any one time, shall require the approval of the Supreme Executive.
The Party accounts shall be maintained on a day to day basis by the accounts department headed by the Treasurer and assisted by Joint Treasurers. All accounts shall be audited yearly by a Chartered Accountant. The accounts shall be available for inspection to members of the Party on an application made to that effect and addressed to the Treasurer who shall fix a date for such inspection.
30. PARTY TICKETS:
In the allocation of Party Tickets to any public office, the Party shall not discriminate on the basis of sex, religion or caste. It shall, however, abide by the special reservation policy, if any, set by the State or the Central Government for such public office. Such allocations of Party Tickets shall be restricted to Party members only.
31. OATH :
All members of the Party shall take an oath of "Faithfulness", "Sincerity" and "Dedication" to the Party and to abide by the Party Constitution.
(a) DECLARATION BY PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES TO BE FIELDED/SUPPORTED BY
Party Candidates for election to any public office shall first declare his/her assets and liabilities and those of his/her immediate family members. Immediate family shall mean the spouse, children and the spouses of the children, if any.
(b) DECLARATION OF
CRIMINAL ANTECEDENTS/CASES PENDING IN COURTS OF JUSTICE:
Every candidate fielded/supported by the Party shall, through a notarized
affidavit, declare all cases which have been filed in courts of law for
transgressions of any criminal law and which are awaiting framing of charge
sheet(s), trial and / or final orders.
(c) DECLARATION OF SINCERE SERVICE TO THE ELECTORATE:
Every candidate whether fielded or supported by the Party, shall make a solemn
declaration to attend to his obligations as a public servant with total
sincerity and commitment and to attend every deliberation/sitting of the
concerned body of which he/she is elected member unless he/she is unable to
attend for reasons beyond control and, to be available to his/her electorate for
interaction at least for three days in a week. The candidate, on election, shall
also maintain a constant link with the Party organization and, shall take orders
from it on all matters of policy which effect the state and the people.
33. PUBLIC OATH:
It shall be mandatory for all Party Candidates for any public office to take a PUBLIC OATH in such form and in such forum as the Supreme Executive may decide from time to time.
On the Party securing sufficient legislative assembly seats in an assembly elections and is able to form the Government independently, the Cabinet size shall be limited to "FIVE" ministers including the Chief Minister. The Supreme Executive shall decide which elected Party members should be included in the Cabinet.
35. LEADER OF THE LEGISLATIVE WING:
** The elected representatives shall elect from amongst themselves the leader of the Legislative Wing of the Party and who shall be its spokesperson. In matters of policies and programmes to be implemented/supported, the legislative wing shall work under direction of the Supreme Executive.
*The decision to participate in a coalition government or to sit in the opposition, shall be taken by the General Body in its Extra Ordinary meeting. Any decision to form a coalition government shall be subject to the Party's firm commitment that cabinet size will not exceed "FIVE" including the Chief Minister. The coalition arrangement shall also be firmly grounded on agreed policies to be followed. In case of deviation in the agreed policies, the Party may withdraw from the coalition.
37. DUAL POSTS:
The members of the Party who are elected to any public office whilst remaining ordinary/life members shall be deemed to have resigned their party organizational posts if any, including the posts held in the Party Executive, immediately after being declared successful in the said elections. The vacancy thus created shall be filled within THIRTY days.
38. APPOINTMENTS OF CHAIRPERSONS & DIRECTORS OF GOVT. CORPORATIONS & INSTITUTIONS:
The members of the Party who are elected to the Legislative Assembly as MLAs and who are not included in the Cabinet shall be ineligible to be appointed as chairpersons and/or directors of government corporations and institutions.
It shall be illegal for a member or a group of members of the Party who has or have been elected to the Legislative Assembly or to the Parliament to defect to another political party. Such member/s shall first resign from the membership of the Party as well as the Assembly or Parliamentary seat/s and seek fresh mandate on the ticket of the political party of their choice.
The Party shall not:-
a) Promote defection of elected representatives from other political parties.
b) Accept elected defectors from other political parties.
c) Form a government with the aid of defectors from other political parties.
In case the Supreme Executive decides that an elected representative of the Party to any public office is not performing according to the policies and/or guidelines laid down by the Party or is acting against the principles of the Party, such elected representative shall be RECALLED by a 2/3rd.majority decision of the Supreme Executive which shall be ratified by the General Body. Upon such recall being made, the said representative shall forthwith tender his/her resignation from the post to which he/she was elected. However, prior to such recall being made, the Supreme Executive shall give the concerned elected representative an opportunity to be heard and to explain his/her actions that have given rise to such move to recall. The decision by the Supreme Executive shall be final and binding on the concerned elected representative.
41. AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION:
An Extra Ordinary General Body meeting shall decide by a 2/3rd majority vote to amend any of the Clauses of this Constitution as deemed necessary for protecting the Party interest and its Aims and Objectives. However Article Numbers 03, 08(a), 12, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40 shall not be amended after the registration of the Constitution with the Election Commission.
In the unlikely event that the Party needs to be dissolved or merged with another like minded political party, such a motion shall be passed in the General Body in its Extra Ordinary meeting by a 2/3rd majority vote. Such decision shall be final and binding on all Party members.
LIST OF FOUNDER MEMBERS
01. Mr. LOBO FLORIANO CONCEICAO / PARTY PRESIDENT
02. Lt. CDR. FURTADO FRANCIS (RETD)/ VICE PRESIDENT (NORTH)
03. Mr. DIAS ANTHONY M. / VICE PRESIDENT (SOUTH)
04. Mr. D'SOUZA BERNARD / PARTY GENERAL SECRETARY
05. Mr. MENEZES ALBAN J. / PARTY TREASURER
06. Mr. SILVEIRA JACOB C. / SECRETARY (NORTH)
07. Mr. LOBO ZEZITO / JT. TREASURER (NORTH)
08. Mr. GOEL RAJ / SECRETARY (SOUTH)
09. Mr. LEITAO ALBERTO / JT TREASURER (SOUTH)
10. Dr. DUMO NARANA SINAI
11. Mr. LOBO ATANASIO F.
12. Mr. PEREIRA RICHARD
13. Mr. CARVALHO SERGIO
14. Mr. LOBO ELEUTERIO M.
15. Mr. D'SOUZA CYRIL
16. Ms. FRITZIE MORAES LOBO.