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ECI to celebrate National Voters’ Day on Jan 25

24/01/2022 at 6:35 PM

Chief Election Commissioner of India

New Delhi, Jan 24: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will be celebrating the 12th National Voters’ Day (NVD) on January 25.

The 12th National Voters’ Day will be celebrated on the theme ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative’ that focuses on ECI’s commitment to facilitate the active participation of voters during the elections and to make the process hassle-free for the voters.

Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu will be the Chief Guest for the national function and will virtually deliver his speech at the event through video conferencing, due to his inability to attend the function in person. Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju will grace the function as the Guest of Honour.

During the event, National Awards will be conferred on State and District level electoral officers as well as other important stakeholders of the electoral process like government departments, ECI icons, and media groups.

During the function, the newly enrolled voters would also be felicitated and handed over their Elector Photo Identity Card (EPIC).

Since 2011, National Voters Day has been celebrated on January 25 every year, all across the country to mark the foundation day of the Election Commission of India in 1950. Dedicated to the voters of the country, the day is utilized to spread awareness among voters and for promoting informed participation in the electoral process.

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