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Voter awareness programme organised at PAGIR

Voter awareness programme organised at PAGIR

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LEH: On the direction of District Election Officer, Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve, the SVEEP team, Leh organised a voter awareness programme at PAGIR, Leh on April 11.

The primary objective of the event was to increase voter awareness among the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).

DEO, Santosh Sukhadeve, Leh who was present at the programme, talked about the importance of voting and how it could prove to be an opportunity for change in the society. He stressed the importance of inclusive voting and how every vote matters.

He pointed out that the percentage of voters last year was only 62 and this time they are trying to ensure maximum participation from the people.

SVEEP, State Nodal Officer, Dr Tsewang Murup spoke in detail about the Saksham app and its benefits for the PWDs. The SVEEP team distributed T-shirts, key chain and stickers among all the participants free of cost.

SVEEP State Icon, Phonsok Ladakhi and SVEEP District Icon, Tsewang Dorje also educated the PAGIR of various reasons to vote and why it is important to exercise your rights.

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