Youth urged to exercise franchise

Youth urged to exercise franchise
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Highlights

State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Bhanwar Lal has called upon youth to use their right to vote wisely, count it precious and be an inspiration in rightly using the vote to bring about a change in the society.

Anantapur: State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Bhanwar Lal has called upon youth to use their right to vote wisely, count it precious and be an inspiration in rightly using the vote to bring about a change in the society.

Highlights:

  • Country’s future lies with younger generation, says CEO
  • 29,831 new voters enrolled in the age group of 18-19 years: District Collector

Addressing the youth during an interaction programme on the premises of the Government Junior College for Boys here on Monday. The CEO said that India is a large democratic country and the future of the country lay with the youth. He said that an awareness campaign had been launched from July 1 to 31, throughout the country on voter enrollment and in creating awareness on the right to vote, particularly the younger generation.

District Collector Veerapandian said that 29,831 new voters in the age group of 18-19 years and 25,428 voters above 19 years of age had been enrolled recently.

Earlier, the students interacted with the CEO and asked for the possibility for voting from the confines of one's home using their cell phones. Bhanwar Lal said that the day is not far off for such a possibility as the conduct of elections had gone through a metamorphosis during the past two decades from manual voting to EVMs.

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