Nationwide Voters Day was an event to understand the outstanding contribution of the Election Fee to strengthen the nation’s democratic material and guarantee easy conduct of elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned on Monday. Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Modi mentioned, “Nationwide Voters Day is an event to understand the outstanding contribution of the EC to strengthen our democratic material and guarantee easy conduct of elections.”
“That is additionally a day to unfold consciousness on the necessity of guaranteeing voter registration, significantly among the many youth,” Modi mentioned.
Nationwide Voters Day is an event to understand the outstanding contribution of the EC to strengthen our democratic material and guarantee easy conduct of elections. That is additionally a day to unfold consciousness on the necessity of guaranteeing voter registration, significantly among the many youth.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 25, 2021
Nationwide Voters Day is widely known annually on January 25 to encourage extra younger voters to participate within the political course of It commenced on January 26, 2011, to mark Fee’s basis day.
Downloadable e-version of voter card to be launched right now
Legislation Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will on Monday launch the digital model of the voter identification card which could be downloaded on a cell phone or a private pc. The e-elector photograph identification card is a non-editable digital model of the elector photograph identification card and it may be saved in amenities equivalent to a digital locker and could be printed in PDF format, Election Fee officers mentioned.
“Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will launch the e-EPIC programme and distribute e-EPICs and Elector Photograph Identification Playing cards to 5 new voters,” a Fee assertion mentioned on Sunday.
The bodily card takes time to print and attain the voter, and the thought is to supply sooner supply and simple accessibility to the doc, the assertion mentioned.
The Aadhaar card, Everlasting Account Quantity (PAN) card and driving licence can be found in digital mode.
Launched in 1993, the elector photograph identification playing cards are accepted as proof of identification and handle.
The e-version of the voter card is being launched to mark the anniversary of the Election Fee.
The EC got here into being on January 25, 1950, a day earlier than India turned a republic.