The 11th National Voters’ Day was observed today at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here today. Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Manvendra Pratap Singh presided over the meeting which was attended by ADCs Rohan Jha, Kulen Sarma, Arundhati Mipun, Election Officer Ashutosh Deka and other senior officials of the district administration.
The DEO also administered the oath on the occasion of National Voters Day.
Five new voters one from each LAC and best performing BLOs were felicitated on the occasion.
In his speech, Deputy Commissioner Manvendra Pratap Singh asked all new voters to participate in the polling process without fear or favour. He also spoke about the digital Electoral Photo Identity Card which has been launched by the ECI on the occasion of National Voters’ Day today and asked all new voters to download the digital EPIC cards.
ADC Kulen Sarma delivered the welcome address and explained the objectives behind organising National Voters’ Day.
As per instruction received from Chief Electoral Office, Assam flash mobs/ dance numbers were organised in colleges in all five LACs of the district to create awareness about voting rights and electoral participation. All five events saw huge turnout and active participation of students of these colleges.