The District Administration Bandipora in collaboration with District Election Office Bandipora on Thursday organised a Youth Convention under SVEEP (Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation) at Mini Secretariat, here.
The programme was organised with an aim to promote voter education and awareness among school children and the general public.
The programme was attended by Chairperson District Development Council Ab Gani, Nodal Officer Coordination Mohd Ashraf Hakak, ADC Bandipora Umar Shafi Pandit, Dy DEO Bandipora Noor u din, Nodal officer SVEEP Mohd Rafiq Parray, Students and other concerned.
Padmashree Faisal Ali Dar attended the event as Brand Ambassador of SVEEP activities for District Bandipora.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairperson DDC said that the programme is aimed to educate young students about the importance of voting and their role in the democratic process. He also highlighted the importance of the electoral process and voting in a democratic society.
Various other speakers including students also emphasized the need for voter education and awareness programs to promote democratic values and principles.
The participants were encouraged to register themselves as voters in order to exercise their right to vote in elections.
The speakers also highlighted the importance of SVEEP in order to empower our youth with the knowledge and skills they need to participate in the democratic process and contribute to the development of our nation.
On the occasion, the participants were encouraged to join hands with the government and other stakeholders to promote voter education and participation.