By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 20th November:- The First Interactive Session of the Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) of Department of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh was held here today with S.D.M. (C)- cum-AERO-Virat, S.D.M. (S) Saurabh Mishra (Joint CEO) and other Officials from U.T. Chandigarh, and students and faculty members participated in the discussion relating to Electoral Literacy Awareness.
Virat briefed the members of the Club regarding the various initiatives taken by the Election Commission of India to mainstream the Electoral Literacy in India in general and young voters in particular. He discussed at length the functions, objectives and nomenclature of the Electoral Literacy Clubs to be opened at different levels in India. He also briefed the students about the special electoral revision drive being carried out by the Election Commission of India from 15th -30th, November 2017 and persuaded the students to get themselves registered and also motivate others to register through various means. He also made the students aware about the online procedure to register as voters. A detailed presentation was given by the officials from the U.T. Chandigarh.
Dr. Navjot, Chairperson, Department of Political Science, informed that such interactions will increase awareness about electoral reforms and ELC will organize such programme on regular basis.