We are Indian Liberals. A group of Liberals interested in promoting Free Market, Personal Freedom and Liberal Democracy in India.
We are non-partisan and support Liberals irrespective of their party affiliation. We wish to become a Liberal PAC (Political Action Committee) in the future. We are inspired by the Swatantra Party and use their flag, to celebrate their legacy.
We oppose Nationalism. Indian in Indian Liberals is merely a geographic indicator.
Latest News:You can follow all the news and views from Liberals at news.indianliberals.org.
We have some projects.
Join Indian Liberals - Our campaign to support various Liberal organizations in India.
LiberalHour - A Liberal Solution to promote Public Transport.
Revoke AFSPA - Our campaign to revoke and eventually repeal Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).
Support UCC - Our campaign in support of a Common Civil Code.
No Right to Cash - Our campaign against Cash Transfers, vouchers, subsidies and freebies.
Repeal Section 377 - Our campaign to repeal Section 377 of Indian Penal Code which criminalizes LGBTQ people.
Electoral Reforms - Our campaign for electoral reforms demanding abolition of nominated seats in legislatures, single electoral roll based on unique voter ids, mandatory primaries, single day polling, and runoff elections.
Second Language Movement - Our campaign to promote Language Equality, and to oppose Hindi Imposition by the Union Govt, without any prejudice against Hindi language and speakers.
Free Market India - Our campaign to support free markets, FDI in all sectors, liberalization of the economy, privatization of PSUs and abolition of Govt monopolies.
Free Speech - Our campaign to support freedom of expression.
Gender Equity - Our campaign to support women's empowerment and gender equity. We oppose women's reservation, we condemn death penalty for rape as counter productive barbarism.
Pay Tax India - To widen the tax net, to support lower tax rates. We supported demonetisation of high value notes as suggested by Prof. Richard Thaler. We support GST as a multi-tax rate common tax across the Union. But we demand the abolition of CGST and the removal of the Union Govt from the GST Counil.
Local Governance - To support decentralization of powers from the Union and State Governments to Local Bodies. We support the 73rd and 74th amendments to our constitution.
Green Liberals - To protect the environment, wildlife and eventually reduce human land use to rewild India.
We have state specific campaigns.
See the list of State and Union Territory chapters on the Left rail of this page
We currently endorse the following politicians for upcoming elections.
Siddaramaiah for CM - Mr. K. Siddaramaiah is probably a Liberal. His party isn't. We are going to support Liberals no matter where they are.
Mr/Ms P Chidambaram, Jaswant Singh, Shashi Tharoor, Yashwant Sinha, Baijayant Panda, P D Rai, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Nandan Nilekani, Jayaprakash Narayan, Prodyut Bora, Meera Sanyal, R K Misra et al often taken Liberals positions but belong to different political parties. We support them whenever they espouse Liberal policies.
We support these Liberal Political Parties
There are few political parties which profess to be Liberal. Loksatta Party, Liberal Democratic Party, Liberal Party of India and Swarna Bharat Party. We follow them and support whenever they take Liberal positions.
You need not agree with the motivation behind some, or all of these initiatives. But you can still be part of us and work on your interest areas. After all, we are Liberals.
Follow all our campaigns: http://www.indianliberals.org/follow
We are not an anonymous organisation. But we do not have any designated office bearers. We have volunteers. We'll be happy to reply emails sent to liberals.in -@- gmail.com. You can also reach us at 91 9741399040.
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We use photos of Liberal leaders as profile images in many of our social media handles. This is only to express our support for these leaders and is not meant to imply any association with them or their parties. If you have concerns or objections about this usage, please write to us at liberals.in -@- gmail.com and we'll remove those photos promptly.