LATEST ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT
Motorbike rally motivates youngsters to vote(11 Nov 2014)
Reasi, November 11: With an aim to motivate youngsters to cast their vote, the District Administration Reasi, organised a motorbike rally under the Systematic Voter's Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Programme here on Tuesday.
District Election Officer Reasi-Shabir Ahmad Bhatt flagged off the rally from mini secretariat Reasi. While addressing the participants he said, "The SVEEP programme has been initiated in the district to motivate voters and spread awareness about their constitutional right."The voter awareness campaign under SVEEP programme is receiving a positive response from people," he further added.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Reasi-Shiv Kumar Gupta, ACD-Joginder Singh Rai, Nodal Officer SVEEP-Dr Jagdish Mehra, ARTO-Rajesh Gupta and other district and sect oral officers were also present on the occasion.
The rally went through the main town and culminated at mini sports stadium Reasi. People from town and villages enroute motorcycle rally participated enthusiastically. A publicity van was also used to make appeal to vote through loud speakers during rally.
ARTO Reasi also put banners of “go vote” and “SVEEP Reasi” logo on autorikshaws, so that rickshaw pullers so that they carry the message wherever they go for all to see. Awareness generation in this way is a great method of motivating voters at the grassroots level added ARTO
Dr Mehra added that the district administration was constantly motivating the public to cast votes through various methods, including rallies and Nukkar Naatak, besides organising various types of competitions, such as poster-making, painting and elocution competitions, at school and college levels to generate awareness among young voters.