The Council for Social Justice and Peace (CSJP), a Church-affiliated body, on Saturday hoped Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to initiate urgent electoral reforms before the forthcoming elections to the village panchayats in order to make the process transparent, free and fair.

With Goa set to for village panchayat elections soon, the CSJP has put forth its recommended amendments to the Goa Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 and rules therewith.

— Special Correspondent

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