Shimla: Lok Paritran a political outfit of former IITians have decided to fight against the Congress, BJP, CPM and the BSP in the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
Addressing a press conference here in Shimla, Chandrashekhar, national general secretary, Lok Paritran said that running a country was a serious affair and the educated would have to come forward to make the difference.
Chandrashekhar hopes to field 20 candidates for the elections. To do so, he urged the educated Himachalis to send applications for their candidature through their website: lokparitran.org.
Chandrashekhar hails from Rajasthan and is a graduate in Computer Sciences and Engineering from IIT Kanpur.
He’s though not too optimistic about winning even a single seat from the state. “Our main aim is to provide an alternative to the people,” he said.
Lok Paritran would be contesting the Gujarat elections as well.