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Delhi election commission

  1. 1. Enroll To Vote
  2. 2. India is the largest democracy in the World. Since 1947 then free and fair elections have been held at regular intervals as per the principles of the Constitution, Electoral Laws and System.
  3. 3.  Election commission allows the right to vote to those: ◦ Who are the citizen of India. ◦ Who are above 18 years old. ◦ Who have been living at their current address for 6 months and longer.
  4. 4.  Voting right denied to certain class of people: ◦ Criminal convicts of certain class ◦ Person convicted of electoral offence ◦ Person of unsound mind
  5. 5. We the people, through our right to vote have the ultimate power to shape the destiny of our country by electing our representatives who run the government.
  6. 6.  Voting is a way to speak your mind and let your voice be heard!  If you don‟t exercise the right to vote, you‟ll be a hypocrite when you complain about politics
  7. 7.  Voting is our chance to make a difference in our own lives and within the world.  One voice, one vote really does count! There is power in numbers, when all our family members vote, we can truly make a difference.
  8. 8.  90 % of the youth that does not vote is away from his home constituency on the election day  Similarly, people between age group 23-35 are working thousands of kilometers away from their home possess Voter ID card of their native place they cannot vote in Delhi with their UP Voter ID card and do not prefer to spend thousands of rupees and 2-3 days of travel to cast a single vote from their place.
  9. 9.  We live in a small town where men handle the outdoor chores so the ladies in my family don‟t go to VOTE  People don't VOTE, thinking of waiting an hour or more in a long queue under the hot sun leaving comfortable air-conditioned room.
  10. 10.  Other reasons  An entire generation which is politically disinterested, don‟t come up to VOTE  Attitude/ belief that nothing will happen or nothing changes in India don‟t let them VOTE  Lack of awareness about political options. Media creates noise instead of awareness.
  11. 11.  Voter ID is the proof of your citizenship.  It helps people by providing them identification in society.  It benefits people to get work, open bank accounts and participate in other normal functions of society that are impossible without photo ID.
  12. 12.  It gives us the ultimate power to exercise right to vote.  Long lines could be eliminated, voter check-in would be faster, data will be more accurate and less expenditure occur on inefficient, out-dated data entry practices.
  13. 13.  Campaign period of about 13 days or more  Ends 48 hours before polling closes  Parties issue manifestoes  Slogans, Door-to-door campaigning etc.  Posters, meetings, processions etc.
  14. 14.  Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) campaign has been launched in Himachal Pradesh by the Election Commission of India in August, 2012 for the assembly elections. ◦ purpose of this campaign was to inform, motivate and facilitate every eligible voter above 18 years ◦ Enrolling young and female voters ensuring their participation in electoral process
  15. 15.  A mass awareness campaign launched in January 2012 in association with, to celebrate the National Voter Awareness Week. ◦ Akshay Rout, director general of the EC, spoken to over 600 first-time voters from various colleges in and around Delhi as part of Vote for India. ◦ As a par of campaign, Mascot "Mr Votu" was unveiled. "a plumpy man who looks like a common man...will educate people about the role and importance of casting a vote.” ◦ Apart from the mascot "I Vote for India" anthem was also launched.
  16. 16.  Ayush Gupta, 20, an engineering student and the founder of the group, Cabbage Heads that comprises students in the age group of 18-22, has kicked off a campaign, Get up and vote, to spread awareness among young voters  Another campaign, Oye Dilli - Open Your Eyes Dilli, launched by a set of college students, urges people to vote.  Hindustan Times has also been urging people to cast their vote through its „My Delhi, My Vote‟ campaign. From running creatives such as „Please don‟t vote if parking problems do not bother you,‟ in the newspaper, hoardings have also been put up across Delhi.
  17. 17. “Teeka Lagao” ad released on National Voters Day 25th Jan 2013 by Election Commission to Enroll in the voter list.
  18. 18. The Election Commission of India deploys a paraglider as part of its voting awareness campaign to spread the Enroll yourself in the voters list message at Jakkur, in Bangalore on April 7, 2013