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Khalsa Institutions celebrates National Voters Day

January 28, 2019 08:12 PM

AMRITSAR: The 9th National Voters’ Day (NVD) was celebrated at various educational institutions under the historic Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC). The programs and events were organized at Khalsa College (KCA), Khalsa College for Women (KCW) and Khalsa College Chawinda Devi  (KCCD) on this year's theme ‘No Voter to be Left Behind’ reiterating the commitment of Election Commission of India (ECI) in view of the forthcoming parliamentary elections due this year.

Principal, Khalsa College, Dr Mehal Singh presided over the event in which the students took the pledge to use their right to franchise freely and independently. He said to strengthen the democracy in the country, the youngsters must come forward to use the right to vote. KCW Principal Dr Manpreet Kaur elaborated that the main purpose of the NVD celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize the enrollment, especially for the new and young voters. She added that this day is dedicated to the voters of the country and is utilized to spread awareness among voters for promoting informed participation in the electoral process.

Principal Dr H.B.Singh during his address at KCCD said that the credibility of Indian electoral system has continuously strengthened and Indian voters have a firm belief in the integrity, diligence, fairness and transparency of the election mechanism of the country. All the teachers, staff and students participated in the event and pledged to vote and encourage more young voters to take part in the political process.

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