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EPrints chosen by India's largest political party

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28 October 2008
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is using open source software, including ECS's EPrints, in its bid to become one of the most high-tech political parties in the world.

The party, which has 24 million members, has embarked on a policy to go digital in all its activities to increase communications between headquarters and state units and to provide a modern and dynamic image to potential voters.

EPrints is being used by the party as an internal document library. According to linux.com, the party's IT Cell believes that promoting open source and open standards is an imperative for India and is expected to lead to further developments in the future.

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