Shillong Jan 25: Along with the rest of the country, the National Voters Day was celebrated in Meghalaya on Saturday.
Under the theme, “Electoral Literacy for Stronger Democracy” the day was observed in various parts of the state, and the function in the state capital was held at the Meghalaya Bharat Scouts & Guides headquarter.
Chief Secretary, M.S Rao who graced the programme as the chief guest, administered the Voter’s Pledge to those present at the function, and distributed prizes to the winners of the National Voter’s Day run and handed over EPIC to the newly registered voters.
The Chief Secretary along with other dignitaries also released two books, “Lok Sabha Election 2019 – The Meghalaya Story” and “The State KABP Report”.
The other highlights of the programme include inauguration of the State ELC Corner, Youth Entertainment, Wall Signature Campaign among others.
A similar programme was also organized by the Office of the District Election Officer, East Khasi Hills at Asom Kristi Kendra, Dhankheti. Chief Electoral Officer, F. R. Kharkongor attended the programme as the chief guest in the presence of the M. War Nongbri, District Election Officer and Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District among others.
During the programme, the Chief Electoral Officer administered the Voter’s Pledge and distributed certificates, mementos to AERO, BLOs and Enumerator who achieved 100% in the District and handed over EPIC to the newly registered voters.