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SVEEP Team Ladakh conducts awareness camps in Sumoor Village

SVEEP Team Ladakh conducts awareness camps in Sumoor Village


Leh: The SVEEP team Ladakh recently concluded two back-to-back awareness camps in Sumoor village and at the Govt Higher Secondary School, Sumoor on April 30.

State Nodal Officer, SVEEP, UT Ladakh, Dr. Tsewang Morup delivered a speech emphasizing the essential components of SVEEP. He highlighted the importance of providing correct, complete, clear, and timely information to raise knowledge and understanding among citizens and voters about the upcoming election.

Additionally, he reiterated the SVEEP team’s objective to motivate and inspire disinterested and alienated citizens, addressing apathy and skepticism, ultimately facilitating greater participation by making the electoral process voter-friendly.

State Icon, SVEEP, Phonsok Ladakhi engaged the villagers of Sumoor and students of Govt Higher Secondary School by singing CEO election songs.

In his speech, he emphasized that SVEEP aims to educate the electorate on the value of each vote, and the right and duty of exercising one’s franchise.

District Icon, SVEEP, Stanzin Dorjai Gya highlighted that SVEEP’s goal is to empower citizens to register and ethically vote, while disseminating the spirit of participative democracy.

AERO, Sumoor, Mohd Salim shared that the voting percentage in Sumoor was around 50% in the last Lok Sabha Election, significantly lower compared to Kargil district. He urged voters to cast their precious vote on May 20 and become a part of the largest democracy in the world.

AERO, Nubra, Tufail Iqbal appealed to the people to cast their votes to increase the voting percentage. He stressed the inclusion of non-voters/marginalized sections through targeted intervention technology solutions and policy changes.

Nambardar Sumoor and Principal, Govt Higher Secondary School, Padma Yangchen expressed gratitude to the SVEEP team of UT Ladakh for organising the awareness camp at their school. They assured the engagement of the Electoral Literacy club in the future to function actively to educate future voters in their school.

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