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Re: TS International Elections

May 08, 2008 05:57 PM
by prmoliveira

--- In, "Anand" <AnandGholap@...> wrote:

> That day Radha looked at the President's chair and said " till death
> do us apart." 
> Just a joke.


One of the accepted meanings of the word joke in the English language 
is "a ridiculous thing, person, or circumstance." Your "joke" has 
ridiculed the constitutionally elected and re-elected President of 
the TS (Adyar) by suggesting that she is clinging to that office 
until death. Your joke also occurs while a world wide election is 
taking place within the Society. 

In the current election, Mrs Burnier received more than the required 
number of nominations from members of the General Council and was 
therefore declared a valid candidate for the position of President. 
In doing so, she has submitted herself to the final decision by the 
members. Unlike other organizations of a similar nature, the TS 
extends to members the right to choose, in a direct election, the 
Society's President. 

Mrs Burnier does not cling to that "chair" in her office. She was 
placed there by the will of many thousands of members world wide.


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