Port Blair, Mar 24: As a part of SVEEP activity in the upcoming General Election to Lok Sabha – 2019, a rally on the theme ‘Run for Democracy’ was organized from Danapur Junction to Netaji Sports Complex via German Jetty, Mayabunder today. The rally was flagged off by the District Election Officer/Deputy Commissioner, N&M Andaman District, Mr. Awanish Kumar. The officials of the DC Office, staff and students from MGG College, and general public participated in the rally.
The objective of organizing the rally was to promote informed and ethical voting and to inculcate responsible democratic awareness amongst the general public so as to enable free, fair and peaceful conduct of election.
The chief guest addressed the participants and highlighted about the role and responsibilities of the youth in strengthening the Democracy. He emphasized on ‘how each vote’ matters and the importance of ethical voting. He also urged all the left out voters to enroll themselves immediately so that no voter is left behind in the ‘MahaTyohaar of the Country’ celebration.