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As of today one need no educational qualification to fight elections in India. There’s no instrument to measure to understand what kind of educational qualification is required to participate in politics. It’s an unresolved query.
While speaking at a seminar in New Delhi, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi was on the opinion of ensuring minimum literacy for political leaders. As reported by NDTV, Meenakshi Lekhi said:
Wisdom has no connection with literacy, but a minimum literacy is important for the democratic powers to seep down.