Nagaland

CM Neiphiu Rio, Dy. CM Y Patton greets the people on ‘National Voters Day 2021’

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Deputy CM Y Patton greets on 'National Voters Day 2021'

Kohima, January 25 (NEx): The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton along with others greeted the people on the occasion of National Voters Day 2021 today.

The National Voters’ Day is celebrated on January 25 every year since 2011, across the country to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India, on January 25th, 1950.

The main purpose of the NVD celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize enrolment, especially for the new voters. Dedicated to the voters of the country, the day is utilized to spread awareness among voters and for promoting informed participation in the electoral process.

The theme for this year’s NVD, ‘Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed’, envisages active and participative voters during elections. It also focuses on ECI’s commitment towards conducting elections safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in his greeting said, ‘We can make voters “empowered, vigilant, safe and informed” by creating awareness about the rights and duties of eligible voters. I hope National Voters Day inspire us to work towards increased voter awareness and informed participation for a strong and vibrant democratic system,’ – tweets CM Rio.

‘This National Voters Day, let us pledge to strengthen our democracy by exercising our right to vote and be part of the change. Let us vow to work towards making our voters empowered, vigilant, safe, and informed and remember that more than a right, voting is our responsibility,’ – tweets Deputy CM Y Patton.