SVEEP awareness campaign held in Tuensang
Dimapur, Dec. 15 (EMN): Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), in collaboration with the Tuensang district administration organised an awareness programme on Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) held at town hall, Tuensang, on December 12.
A DIPR report stated that HP Gupta, a graduate teacher of GHSS Thangjam and resource person of SVEEP awareness campaign, has explained on the foundation of SVEEP and its objectives in the Indian democratic set up. He also discussed on qualifying years of the young voters and cited the importance of female voters and their contribution in the election processes of the nation.
Gupta said that the government of India is keen to uplift the female voters so that they could play vital role in electing their leaders. He further added that electoral registration should be a collective effort so that no eligible citizen are left out.
Also speaking at the awareness campaign, the deputy commissioner of Tuensang Kumar Ramnikant stated that voting is a democratic right of every citizen which cannot be deprived to any individual.
While referring to complaints about the dismal developmental activities in the state, the DC encouraged the public to be responsible in choosing their leaders. “We can also be an agent of change by spreading such awareness message without breaking the chain so everyone can be reached to act responsibility in nation building processes,’ the DC added.
Additional deputy commissioner of Tuensang, Ajit Kumar Verma, stated that every citizen of India who has attained 18 years of age is a voter and should take it as a responsibility and contribute in nation building processes.
He also stated that there is no distinction between male and female voters and none should be deprived of their voting right.