New political party looks to foster business environment in Bristol CT USA
New political party looks to foster business environment in Bristol
Friday, March 23, 2012 2:49 AM EDT
By Lluvia Mares
BRISTOL — In an effort to create a new political party strictly for what Ajmal Mehdi calls change based on “human fealty,” he and a volunteer gathered petition signatures Thursday on North Main Street.
Mehdi, the party founder, and volunteer Charles Turner told curious passers-by near the closed DFO market about “The People Party.”
“We want to bring change in American politics based on human fealty, which means equal representation of humanity without biases for moral and family values,” Mehdi said.
So far, he said the party’s name has been registered with the Connecticut Secretary of the State’s Office and he is in the process of collecting signatures from citizens.
“They (state officials) said I had to get 157 signatures,” Mehdi said. “So far we have collected 200 signatures but our goal is to get 2,000.”
The signatures will have to be verified to ensure the person is eligible to vote and resides in the city.
“The People Party is very concerned about the government policies and human rights which are the foundation of fair trade, freedom, justice and peace,” said Mehdi. “We believe freedom is the birthright of all living things.”
Mehdi said one of his goals is to create a business environment in Bristol.
“There are hundreds of people collecting unemployment, or living in shelters because there are no jobs,” he said. “Our party has an open door to anyone who wants to get their voice heard.”
Although it is not clear what Mehdi’s next step will be, he said his only job is to bring awareness to those involved in the political arena, on what life is really like for the homeless and unemployed in the city of Bristol.
Written by humanfealty/human Faith
March 24, 2012 at 12:59 am
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