Namchi, 13 Nov: In the series of Election Awareness Programme organised by the Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) of Namchi Government College, Kamrang, the ELC students of Namchi Government College performed street play at Kitam Bazaar today. The play was performed to create awareness among local residents and students of class XI and XII from Kitam Senior Secondary School, Namchi.
The programme was attended by Kitam Manpur GPU Panchayat President, Mrs. Savitri Chettri, Panchayat members, members of Munal Club, Kitam, Teachers and Students of Kitam SSS and local residents, police personnel and other officials.
Campus Ambassador, Dr. Tsewang Gyatso Bhutia, from the concerned college briefed the gathering on the theme of the play and it’s relevance as the entire nation is going to be the part of next mega event which is the General Election 2019.
The play primarily is focussed on spreading awareness among differently-abled citizens since the theme of National Voter’s Day, 2018 is Accessible Elections. Using the medium of street play, the students encouraged women electors, young and future voters to exercise their right to vote with confidence and with a democratic spirit.
The play has been organised under the guidance of Namchi District Election Department as a part of mass Election Awareness of ECI. The street play comprised of members from the Panchayats, Booth Level Officers (BLO), senior citizen, differently-abled and and women voters, political leader, present voter and etc.
Additionally, awareness was also generated on National Voters Service Portal (NVSP), Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Form 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A and on other relevant Electoral exercises.