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25 January: National Voters’ Day Celebrations In India

25 January: National Voters’ Day Celebrations In India: Theme, Details, Objective, Significance, History

The National Voters' Day also called as 'Rashtriya Matdata Diwas' is celebrated on 25th of January every year across India with an aim to encourage young voters to use their voting power in the important political process.

The National Voters' Day main objective is to increase enrollment of voters, especially of newly eligible ones. It also spreads awareness among voters regarding effective participation in the electoral process.  

The National Voters’ Day 2019 theme is ‘Accessible Elections’.

This year 2019, Election Commission of India (ECI) is celebrating 9th National Voters’ Day across the nation for enhanced participation of citizens in the electoral process.

The National Voters’ Day was first celebrated in 2011 to mark Election Commission's Foundation Day which came into existence on 25th January 1950. 

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is a permanent and independent constitutional body established directly by the Constitution of India to ensure fair and fair elections in the country. It is a multi-member body and currently has three members including Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).


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