12th National Voters Day Observed in Baramulla - JK REVOLUTION
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12th National Voters Day Observed in Baramulla

Baramulla, January 25: In order to encourage and empower new voters to cast their votes and contribute in nation building, a grand function was today organised at District Election office Baramulla in order to mark the 12th National Voters Day which is organized on foundation day of the Election Commission of India established on 25th January 1950.

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District Election Officer Baramulla Bhupinder Kumar chaired the function.


It is worth here to mention that the National Voters Day is observed on 25th January every year to spread awareness about the importance of voting in a democracy. This day is celebrated in order to make people aware with regard to their voting rights besides encourages more young voters to take part in the polling process.


Speaking on the occasion, the DEO said that the nation celebrates Voters Day every year which gives opportunity to reach out to the new voters for their enrollment in electoral rolls so that they are able to take part in the democratic process and will contribute to the national building and do their part in strengthening democratic values of the Nation.


He further said that the day has unique significance in developing confidence and interest among the new enrollments and simultaneously enable in revisiting the role of all who already are exercising their franchise in nation building and for making democracy strong.


Earlier, the District Election Officer administered the Voters Pledge among the participants stating they shall participate in the election process free and fairly and will contribute as and when their franchise is required.


Moreover, new EPICs were also distributed among new enrollments who have attained 18 years of age.


Meanwhile, various felicitation prizes were distributed among Deputy District Election Officer, ERO, AERO, NT Election and BLO who performed remarkably in their respective fields.

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