NO politicians from past governments should be allowed to stand in the 2014 elections.
This was one of the submissions made to the Constitution Commission at Jittu Estate, a squatter settlement outside Suva City on Thursday.
Viliame Korotani told the commission that he had noted that in the past, "there were people who made promises but did nothing".
"The government has been saying that politicians of the past were dirty politicians," Mr Korotani said.
"By not allowing them to take part in the elections, I want to see if they really were dirty as this government says," he said.
Commission chairman Professor Yash Ghai told people prior to the hearing at Jittu Estate that the constitution making process placed a lot of emphasis on the participation of people.
"We already have several submissions and we will continue for about another 60 days, and the last day for submissions is October 10," Prof Ghai said.
"You will have protection.
"No civil or criminal proceedings will be instituted against you, so you can speak freely for your future, your community and the country," he said.
Prof Ghai also said submissions from people would be put on the commission's website.