January 22, 2015

eciOdisha Channel Bureau New Delhi, Jan 23: The Election Commission of India is celebrating 5th National Voters’ Day (NVD) across the country on January 25.The theme for the 5th NVD is ‘Easy Registration, Easy Correction’.The national level function will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi and presided over by former President A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, according to an official release issued today.The Chief Guest will give away Awards for the Best Electoral Practices to Chief Electoral Officers and District Election Officers.Awards will also be given to media houses and civil society organisations for best campaign in voters’ education and awareness.January 25 is also the foundation day of the Commission, which came into being on this day in 1950.The Commission’s objective through NVD is to increase enrolment of voters, especially of the newly eligible ones.The National Voters’ Day is also utilised to spread awareness among voters regarding effective participation in the electoral process.

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