Indore: Young voters pledge to strengthen democracy

National Voters' Day observed

Staff ReporterUpdated: Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 11:50 PM IST
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Young voters who received their electoral photo identity cards on the occasion of National Voters’ Day on Wednesday, expressed their resolve to strengthen democracy. Thousands of young voters including Riya Chauhan, Vishika Chavan, Bhumika Keyer, Rituraj Yatarkar, Shrey Dewan, Adarsh Yadav, Shivansh Gupta, Divyanshu Bhatt, Ekta Ingle, Tanisha Bidwai and Abhay Shrivas of the district were very happy today.

Because today they got the document of being a voter of the world's largest democracy and of being a lawful citizen of the country. Filled with immense enthusiasm, young voters expressed their happiness and expressed their commitment to Indian democracy. They said that by becoming voters we have become strong watchdogs of democracy. We will definitely vote and motivate other voters to vote.

 Voters, including the above voters, were given certificates of being a voter and Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) on the occasion of National Voter's Day in a programme held at the collector's office on Wednesday. Additional collector Abhay Bedekar and international cricket player Amay Khurasia, deputy district election officer Munish Singh Sikarwar, SDM Shashwat Sharma, master trainer RK Pandey and election supervisor Jitendra Singh Chauhan were also specially present. 

Additional collector Bedekar administered oath to the present officers-employees and new voters to have faith in democracy and fearlessly exercise their franchise in the elections. The message of Rajeev Kumar, chief election commissioner, Election Commission of India was also read out in the programme.

In the programme, the winners of the essay competition organized on the topic ‘Vote Jaisa Kuch Nahi, Vote Zaroor Dalenge Hum’ were awarded. Along with this, BLOs, supervisors and campus ambassadors who did excellent work in updating the voter list in the district were also honoured with certificates. Voter ID cards with photographs were also distributed to the newly selected voters of the district in the programme. 

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