*Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, Ms Kusumjit Sidhu will be the Chief Guest of the event
*District Kapurthala is hosting the organization to enlighten the young voters
*Electors photo identity cards (EPIC) will be distributed to twenty newly eligible voters
*Awards will also be bestowed upon ten officials for best electoral practices
*Newly enrolled voters will be given badges with slogan "Proud to be a voter - Ready to Vote"
Phagwara: The Chancellor of Lovely Professional University Mr Ashok Mittal has informed: “Punjab Election Commission will organising National Voters' Day at LPU Campus, today, under the aegis of Election Commission of India.
District Kapurthala will be hosting this event to enlighten and awaken the young voters of the state. Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, Ms Kusumjit Sidhu will be the Chief Guest of the celebration. Other dignitaries & officials present on the occasion will be Session Judge Kapurthala, Chief Parliamentary Secretary and MLA Phagwara, Commissioner Jalandhar Division, IG, DIG Police Jalandhar Range, Deputy Commissioner, SSP, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala, SP, SDM Phagwara and other ranks. During celebration Electors photo identity cards (EPIC) will be distributed to twenty newly eligible voters. Awards will also be bestowed upon ten officials for best electoral practices. During the felicitation ceremony, a cultural programme will also be there to let the young voters understand the value of voting and they will also be administered a pledge to utilize their voting right judiciously.”
Mr Mittal further added that this observance of National Voters' Day is expected to give the youth a sense of citizenship, empowerment, pride and participation and also inspire them to exercise their franchise.