National Voters’ Day 2020: Five Important Things Voters Must Know
Every year, National Voters’ Day is celebrated on January 25 with the objective of educating the youth to vote. Strength of a democracy is its voters and the country where voters are aware about their rights, that country develops as much.
National Voters’ Day started on January 25, 2011
It was decided celebrate National Voters’ Day to educate the voters about their rights and to encourage the youth to come forward for voting. The first time the National Voter’s Day was celebrated in January 25.
Special camps are organized
Every year on the first January and before the National Voters’ Day, the Election Commission of India organizes special camps to settle issues related to voters.
The Election Commission started Systematic Voters Education to inform the voters about their rights and increase their participation in elections. In 2009, the commission launched a special program to increase electoral participation.
Campaign to aware new voters
The Election Commission makes new voters aware through campaigns and programs for voters especially youth so that they increase their participation in elections.
New voter card
The EC gives voter cards to new voters every year on 25th January. According to the commission, millions of voters are added to the voter list every year.
States with lesser votes
Election Commission has prepared a list of states where lesser voters vote. EC has big plans to educated voters of states like Haryana and Rajasthan with the help of nukkadnatak, rangoli and rally.