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a vote by the electorate determining public opinion on a question of national importance

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It was India who had invoked jurisdiction of the United Nations Security Council by seeking truce and ceasefire with a surety to hold a plebiscite in the state to enable the people of Jammu and Kashmir to decide their future by self determination, he reminded the Security Council and said, it should get its resolutions implemented.
Argentina won the plebiscite (referendum as we would say today) by the way.
Stating that no elections in IOK could be a substitute to the Plebiscite under the auspices of the UN, he expressed deep concern over the policies of the present Hindu nationalist BJP Government aimed at changing the demographic makeup of Jammu and Kashmir by settling nonState subjects in IOK and turning Muslim majority there into a minority and dividing the population on ethnic, religious and communal lines.
The problem arises when elections in the state are termed as a so- called strategic victory over Pakistan and plebiscite.
What is clear after Sunday's plebiscite is that Rajoy faces a tough fight to try and contain the separatist movement.
Any effort to restrict human rights spelled out in the Mexican Constitution cannot be the subject of a plebiscite.
He seems to regard this plebiscite as a non-binding way to learn about people's views.
patients and West Kirby No doubt Cameron, Clegg and company are hoping, like Wilkins Micawber, that something will turn up - anything to postpone or prevent the plebiscite.
Geneve - Les pays africains ont "des attentes legitimes" du mandat du nouveau patron de l'OMC, le Bresilien Roberto Azevedo qu'ils ont eux-memes plebiscite lors du processus ayant abouti a sa nomination, a affirme M.
Il avait ete felicite par Hayatou, plebiscite a l'occasion pour un septieme mandat, et ses pairs des differentes federations du continent.
A Federal Court of Canada judge has ruled that Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz violated the law by not consulting western Canadian farmers on proposed changes, and holding a plebiscite to gauge their views.
Prashant Bhushan had proposed plebiscite as the solution to the Kashmir issue.
s Tomari nuclear plant, defeating former town assembly member Miyuki Oishi, 63, who called for a plebiscite on restarting the two reactors.
The question is posed: when will the plebiscite desire of citizens be fulfilled?
Taipei, March 21, 2011 (CENS) -- In view of the tremendous business potential associated with the imminent opening of Chinese free independent travelers to offshore islands, the Matsu County government has planned to develop the offshore island to a casino resort and has commissioned Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CHIER) to carry out a feasibility study of a plebiscite for the program.