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Published on Wed, 25 Jan, 2023 Both
Kangpokpi, the 25th January 2023 (DIO-IPR): The 13th National Voters’ Day, 2023 under the theme “Nothing Like Voting, I Vote For Sure” was observed in the Multi Purpose Hall, DC Office Complex, Kangpokpi today. The function was organised by District Administration in collaboration with ERO 50-Kangpokpi. 
Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, Deputy Commissioner, Smt. Kengoo Zuringla, IAS said that since 2011, National Voters’ Day has been observed on January 25th every year to mark the foundation day of the Election Commission of India. 
Stating that the main purpose of the day is to create electoral awareness amongst citizens, she said it is also to encourage them to participate in the electoral process. She further said the day is also used to facilitate enrolment of voters, especially the newly eligible young voters.
Addressing to the attendees of the function, especially to the young voters she said even a single vote counts and it is valuable. Advising everyone not to sell or allow anyone to buy their valuable votes, she said that voters should exercise their franchise carefully as every vote matters. 
The DC registered National Voters’ Pledge to those who attended the function today. The newly registered voters were also handed over the Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC).
Today’s function was also attended by Shri Derick L. Khobung, Additional Deputy Commissioner; Shri Bungba Maibam, SDO Saikul; DLOs, NYK Youth volunteers, students, among others. (DIO)