EC to celebrate fifth National Voters’ Day Jan 25


ECINew Delhi, Jan 23: The election commission can celebrate the fifth National Voters’ Day (NVD) across the country Jan twenty five on the “Easy Registration, easy Correction” theme, a statement aforesaid Friday.

A function also will be command within the national capital which will be presided over by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

“Awards for the best electoral practices to Chief Electoral Officers and District Election Officers also will tend throughout the occasion. Awards also will tend to media homes and civil society organisations for best campaign in Voters’ Education and Awareness,” the election commission statement aforesaid.

“The Commission’s objective through NVD is to extend entry of voters, particularly of the freshly eligible ones. The National Voters’ Day is additionally utilized to unfold awareness among voters concerning effective participation within the electoral method,” the statement added .

The election commission of India was established Jan twenty five, 1950.

The government determined to celebrate Jan twenty five each year as ‘National Voters’ Day’ to encourage additional young voters to require part within the political method and it started from Jan twenty five, 2011 to mark the EC’s foundation day.