DISCOVER YOUR POWER – VOTE!
INDIAN DEMOCRACY – CHAPTER 17.
2019 – In this year’s Lok Sabha election 2019, over 820 million voters exercised their voting rights, and among them, about 15 million were between the ages of 18 and 19 years. With 430 million Indians owning a smartphone, half a billion using the Internet, 300 million using Facebook, 200 million sending messages on WhatsApp and 30 million users on Twitter, political parties and candidates used social media to reach out and win the hearts and minds of young voters.
LOK SABHA ELECTION 2019 FIRST TIME VOTERS:
More than 820 million citizens had a right to vote for a bright future. Lok Sabha Election 2019 witnessed over 1.5 crore first-time voters. These voters in the age group of 18-19 years constituted 1.66 percent of the total electorate. With more than 10 lakh polling stations, 1.1 million electronic voting machines (EVMs), and Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) used in all polling stations, Indian democracy established a new world record.
OUR COMMUNITY COMMITMENT
Although millions of people vote, every vote counts to select the right candidate for the country. To support and encourage voting, NSS team of Marwadi University actively contributed towards spreading awareness and motivating the people of Rajkot city to vote.
For this, the NSS team organized fun and interactive ‘Voting Awareness Campaign’ events that were aimed at raising awareness. Our dedicated and enthusiastic MUites made the campaign a grand successunder the guidance of faculty members by making slogans and posters on voting and going around the city carrying colourful placards, encouragingeveryone to vote in order to build a responsible government. It was an amazing union of creativity having fun with dedication.