Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appreciated the Election Commission on National Voters Day today.
“National Voters Day is an occasion to appreciate the remarkable contribution of the EC to strengthen our democratic fabric and ensure smooth conduct of elections. This is also a day to spread awareness on the need of ensuring voter registration, particularly among the youth”, the Prime Minister said.
Election Commission of India is celebrating 11th National Voters Day on 25th January 2021. President Ram Nath Kovind is the Chief Guest at the national function being organized in New Delhi by the Election Commission of India.
The theme for this year’s National Voters Day is ‘Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed’, envisages active and participative voters during elections.
The National Voters Day has been celebrated on January 25 every year since 2011, all across the country to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India, i.e. 25th January 1950. The main purpose of the NVD celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize enrolment, especially for the new voters.