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Dul Doka/ Voting awareness programme held in Resubelpara

Resubelpara, April 16: In a series of voting awareness programmes being held throughout the State, the “Dul Doka” was also held at Dekachang Market in Resubelpara, North Garo Hills today.

The programme was organized by the CEO Meghalaya as part of the Systematic Voters Education & Electoral Participation (SVEEP) campaign in tandem with District Administration, North Garo Hills and A.chik Theatre Tura.

As was practiced in the ancient days beating the ‘Dul’ or the drum in order to gather attention of the public to disseminate certain important announcement; the same was enacted today whereby the artists calling out the people particularly the eligible voters to cast their vote in the upcoming General Election to the Lok sabha 2024 on April 19.

Dul Doka/ Voting awareness programme held in Resubelpara

North Garo Hills’ Additional Deputy Commissioner, Leena Daring addressing the gathering as the chief guest lauded the CEO, Meghalaya for organizing the campaign with a blend of traditional methods for informing the public on the importance of elections. In her speech she informed of the election related activities being undertaken in the district such as the home voting facilities for the 85 years and above and people with disabilities and urged upon all eligible voters to act responsibly fulfilling their responsibility towards the country by exercising their voting right on the voting day.

She also apprised the gathering that any first male and female voters who turn out on the voting day would be felicitated with tree saplings that would be planted in the respective polling stations. She added that it was an initiative to mitigate the impact of climate change.

Assistant Commissioner, Liam Tesat  Momin, in his speech highlighted the gathering on ethical voting and called upon all voters to exercise their right to vote with responsibility.

District SVEEP Icon A’we Pedallers representative Changrik Sangma were among others who emphasized the gathering on the importance of voting.

As part of the programme, Footballs were distributed to various football clubs of the district as well as the general public.

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