Election Department, U.T., Chandigarh celebrated the State Level function on National Voters’ Day on 25th January 2020 at Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-42, Chandigarh. All the Asstt. Electoral Registration Officer’s have also celebrated 10th National Voters’ Day at their respective areas in Chandigarh. The National Voters’ Day was celebrated also at all the polling stations in Union Territory, Chandigarh. Shri. Manoj Parida, IAS Adviser to the Chandigarh Administrator was the Chief Guest of the State Level Function. Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Joint Chief Electoral Officer and Electoral Officers of Chandigarh Parliamentary Constituency were present at the State Level National Voters’ Day function. During the National Voters’ Day function, Students of the Govt. College of Girls performed the cultural programme. On this function, the public and the officers present also took the Pledge for the faith in Democracy and to vote in every election fearlessly and without being influenced by considerations of religion, race, caste, community, language or any inducement. Best efforts have been made by the Election Department to Enroll all eligible electors who have attained the age of 18 years. The Chief Guest facilitated the young and millennium electors by distributing the newly prepared Electors Photo Identity Cards, also awarded the winner of the Election Quiz and congratulated all citizens, especially the newly enrolled voters, on this historic occasion of the 10th National Voters’ Day.
The National Voter’s Day is dedicated to the Constitutional Rights bestowed on every citizen of India by the founder fathers of the Nation, who granted the right of adult suffrage to every Indian citizen, irrespective of religion, race, caste, community, language, region or socio-economic considerations. Sh. Jagjit Singh, PCS, Jt.CEO also highlighted the importance of a single vote in his speech and thanked the Chief Guest and all participants on National Voters’ Day.