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Kokrajhar, Jan 25: The Sashastra Seema Bal, SSB, Tezpur Frontier observed tiol Voters’ Day at the premises of Frontier Headquarters, Tezpur on Thursday. Assistant Publicity Officer of the SSB Tezpur Frontier, V. Chinmuanthang said P. Stobdan, Inspector General, Frontier Headquarters, SSB, Tezpur, administered a pledge to officers and staff. He exhorted officers and men of SSB to actively promote the electoral participation for free and fair election. Som Yudron, DIG (O&I) and KC Vikram, DIG(Admn) of Tezpur Frontier also attended the pledge-taking programme.
Tezpur: The tiol Voters’ Day was observed on Thursday in a befitting manner here at Tezpur Court Chariali. The meeting was organized by the Tezpur Election Office. Deputy Commissioner of Sonitpur, Monoj Kumar Deka, who presided over the meeting, said that India’s Election Commission had carved a niche for itself in the world system of election and voters should know the value of their votes.
He also urged the voters to participate in the democratic process of choosing the representatives to lead and speak for the people of this country.
Earlier, the purpose of the meeting was stated by ADC, Sonitpur, K K Sarma. Election Officer of Sonitpur, Pabir Dutta, and ADC Kulen Sarmah were present in the meeting.
Golaghat: A programme to mark the 8th tiol Voters’ Day was organized in Golaghat district on Thursday. On this occasion, a bike rally was flagged off from Circuit House, Golaghat at around 8.30 am by Deputy Commissioner, Gaurav Bothra, IAS. Around 80 bike riders took part in the rally aimed to create awareness among the young voters of the district about the need to take part in the electoral process of the country.
A meeting was also organized to mark the occasion at the District Library Auditorium here. The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Commissioner. Badges were distributed among new and young voters of the district aged between 18-19 years covering 95 Golaghat and 96 Khumtai LACs of the Golaghat Election District. Seven differently-abled voters were also felicitated during the programme.
A total of eight (8) Booth Level Officers from 95 Golaghat and 96 Khumtai LACs were felicitated for their outstanding contributions. Moreover, prizes were distributed among winners of various competitions held on the occasion of Youth Voters’ Festival, 2018.
A wall magazine ‘Jagrata Prahari’, edited by Election Officer Kukila Gogoi was iugurated by senior jourlist Dwipen Dutta on the occasion. The magazine contains contributions from booth level officers, differently abled voters, youth and prospective voters and also campus ambassadors.
Addl Deputy Commissioner Amar Jyoti Barman, noted social worker Prakhyat Dowerah, renowned filmmaker Dinesh Gogoi, Circle Officer, Golaghat, Lakhimi Dutta along with heads of various government departments were present at the meeting.
Bongaigaon: The 8th tiol Voters’ Day was celebrated in Bongaigaon district on Thursday. In this regard a meeting was organized in the conference hall of the DC office, Bongaigaon. At the first, a video clipping of a lecture of Om Prakash Rawat, Chief Election Officer of India, was telecast. Rawat, in his speech, addressed the tion and described about the right to be a voter. The meeting was presided over by Biswajit Pegu, Bongaigaon Deputy Commissioner. Pegu, along with other officers present here, took the oath of voters’ day. Addressing the gathering, Nitya Binod Wary, the election officer of Bogiagaon district, said that Bongaigaon district administration had introduced a new programme to attract people towards voting.
“We have introduced a ‘voter’s right literate club’ in Bongaigaon College and Birjhora Kanya College. This club will inspire new voters towards voting and also help them know about their rights as a voter. We have planned to introduce more voter’s clubs in other colleges of Bongaigaon district also so that everybody is aware about their power as a voter and are inspired to vote in every election,” he said.
From our Staff
Dibrugarh: “All should take steps to boost the election process as conducted by the Election Commission of India with an aim to strengthen the democracy of the country,” said Additiol Deputy
Commissioner Ankur Bharali here while addressing the meeting organized on the occasion of tiol Voters’ Day at the training hall of Deputy Commissioner’s office on Thursday.
The day is being celebrated tionwide to mark the foundation day of the Election Commission on January 25 each year with various programmes so that an awareness among the voters would be initiated
on active participation in poll process of the country.
Election Officer Susanta Kumar Dutta, speaking on the occasion, stated that the Election Commission of India primarily looked after the preparation of draft voter’s list, its correction, smooth conduct of poll process and to take all possible steps in order to create awareness among the masses about the necessity of election. He urged upon all to take active part in the poll process.
A cycle rally was brought out to mark the day which passed through Amolapatty and later culmited at the DC office.