‘National Voters’ Day’ is celebrated in India on 25th January every year. On 25 January 1950, Election Commission of India was established. Since 2011, on the 25th of January every year, National Voters’ Day is observed in India.
The significance of this day is to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process. National Voters Day is a mark of the power of every individual vote. The National Awards are being conferred for excellence, proficiency, and innovation in election processes and procedures.
On National Voters’ Day, seminars and programs are held everywhere to promote voting. Every vote is valuable. Keeping this view voters are pledged to vote. No voter should be left behind. On this day youngsters, who have reached the age of 18, of the country to participate in the electoral process, are encouraged to enroll or register themselves in electoral rolls and to exercise their franchise.
The 7th National Voters’ Day shall be celebrated across the country on 25th January 2017 at the State, District, and Booth level. The theme for the 6th National Voters’ Day was “Inclusive and Qualitative Electoral Participation”, while the theme for the 7th National Voters’ Day is “Empowering young and Future Votes”.