• Under the Rules & Regulations of COMMON CAUSE as amended by the Governing Council on March 8, 2007, The membership of the Society is open to individuals, irrespective of caste, creed or community. Organisations, which were members of the Society as on March 8, 2007, shall continue as Honorary members without voting rights.


  • The membership fee for new Individual members (with voting rights) is Rs.500 for one year and Rs.2,500 for life. New Associate members (without voting rights) will pay Rs.100 for one year and Rs.500 for life. The annual membership fee for Honorary members will be Rs.200. 

  • Applications for membership are to be sent in the prescribed form to COMMON CAUSE, Common Cause House, 5, Institutional Area, Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070. The form can be downloaded from the Society's website The prescribed membership fee is to be remitted by money order/demand draft/crossed cheque issued on a Bank branch in Delhi, in favour of COMMON CAUSE. 

  • We are in the process of compiling a database on our life members. We appeal to the Life members to furnish their personal data in line with the format for new members. Their feedback on the journal and suggestions for further improvement will be most welcome. In case a Life member is no longer with us, the next of kin may please communicate his/her date of death to us to enable us to update our records

  • We are setting up a Documentation Centre-cum-Library at Common Cause House for the benefit of our members and scholars interested in the issues pursued by Common Cause. We appeal to our members and readers generously to donate their collections of books, monographs and study reports on governance, law, ethics, economics, history, political science, sociology, culture and other related subjects to this facility. Donors may contact Mr. K. K. Jhingan, General Manager, Common Cause, (Tel: 011-26131313, E-mail: ) with the following information in respect of the works proposed to be contributed: subject, title, author, publisher, year of publication, state of preservation. Mr. Jhingan will make the necessary arrangements for receiving the works deemed suitable for to the Documentation Centre-cum-Library. 

  • We receive numerous letters, to which we invariably reply. Kindly write only when you must. We are not equipped to deal with letters written in regional languages. 

  • Donations to COMMON CAUSE are eligible for exemption under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act. Your donations, and those of your friends, will be most welcome indeed.

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