Voter awareness drive on drivers’ and army day
IMPHAL | Jan 11
The office of the chief electoral officer of the state is all set to take up intensive voters’ awareness activities on drivers’ day and army day to reach out to the voters in view of the ensuing assembly election.
A release said Systematic Voter Awareness and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) activities shall be carried out in two venues of the observation of drivers’ day at ISBT Complex, Khuman Lampak, and Rail-Fed Oil Depot, Malom.
The awareness drive will consist of distribution of leaflets regarding electoral process, putting up of banners and hoardings in the venues to educate the drivers on poll process, distribution of stickers with SVEEP messages and pasting the stickers on the vehicles, it said.
The release continued as a part of the celebration of army day all the District Electoral Officers (DEOs) have been advised to distribute of booklets relating to service voters, to put up of banners and hoardings in the camps to educate the army voters on poll process and to demonstrate use of EVM.
The released further said that as a run up to the national voters’ day celebration, drawing competition of the school students has been organised at the district level on the theme “Every Vote Counts”, adding students from all districts have enthusiastically participated in this competition.
All the DEOs shall be organising interaction programmes with the prospective young voters to educate them on the lndian electoral process as a part of the interactive school engagement programme initiated by the ECI recently, it added.
The chief electoral officers has also planned a mega painting competition on January 22 in association with Editors Guild Manipur and NEO Gene- Contemprary artists of Manipur on the theme “Free, Fair & Peaceful Election & Ethical Voting, it said.
Further it maintained National Voter day will be celebrated in befitting manner on January 25 at City Convention Centre on the theme of ‘ Empowering young and Future Voters’ Governor of Manipur and Chief Secretary, Manipur will grace the function as chief guest and president respectively.