Students with disabilities motivated to vote  

Thursday, 21 March 2024 | PNS | UTTARKASHI

In latest news from Uttarakhand, Parmarth Vijay Public School Disabled Hostel at Tunalka, Naugaon hosted a programme to motivate the physically challenged students who have completed 18 years of age to make voter identity cards prior to casting votes in the April 19 Lok Sabha election. The members of the school management urged all to help them cast votes in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. Similarly, a voter awareness programme was organised at Rajendra Singh Rawat Government College in Barkot during which the students who have become eligible to vote were informed on how to get voter ID card.  

Under the Election Commission-launched Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme, various educational institutions across the district have been organising  programmes to promote voting among the first-timers, in particular. Notably, the Uttarakhand State Election Commission has set a target of 70 per cent turnout in the April 19 election in the State.

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