BHOPAL: In a first, Election Commission is about to launch its series of 3D animated movies to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) by the voters. It will also guide voters on use of mobile application Vigil to report model code of conduct and expenditure violations during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
A series of 3D short movies will address voters’ queries through a character like ‘Gyani Chacha.’ ‘I work in Bhopal but my vote is at Itarsi-my hometown. Can I vote in Bhopal?’ Questions like this and other such questions will be asked to Gyani Chacha, who will answer them in his own inimitable style.
“Election Commission will soon be launching a series of 3D animated movies under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme,” said Abhijeet Agarwal, joint, chief electoral officer. Election commission has been carrying out different activities under SVEEP programme including several games.
Games like Flash Card, NOTA game, Steps to Vote, Voters Ludo, Snake and Ladder (aware voters) and Vigilant Voter have been designed for awareness of voters. Basics about how to get a voter card, or corrections in voter card, about ones polling booth and others general queries can be learnt with fun through these games. These games are designed in a manner that even less educated can get their answers, said joint CEO.
A character will be designed, probably like Gyani Chacha, who will face questions from different animated characters across the sections of society. He will answer all the questions in an interesting manner. Gyani Chacha will also promote mobile app cVigil and motivate the voters to report violation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC). Election commission wants to empower the people with reporting violations and increase their participation in voting through various activities, added Agarwal.
It will guide voters on ‘cVIGIL’ an is an innovative mobile application for which stands for Vigilant Citizen and emphasizes the proactive and responsible role citizens can play in conduct of free and fair elections.
Games like Flash Card, NOTA game, Steps to Vote, Voters Ludo, Snake and Ladder (aware voters) and Vigilant Voter have been designed for awareness of voters.