National Voters’ Day

National Voters’ Day

Question- On January 25th, 2018, ‘National Voter Day’ was celebrated across the country. What is the main theme of this day?
(a) Simple Registration, Simple Improvement
(b) Accessible Elections
(c) Women’s participation in democracy
(d) Empowerment of young and future voters
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts:

  • 8th National Voters Day was celebrated on January 25, 2018, across the country.
  • The main theme of this day for the year 2018 is ‘Accessible Elections’.
  • On this occasion several programs were organized by the Election Commission of India across the country to make voters aware and people were sworn in as ‘Voter’s Day’.
  • It is noteworthy that Former President Pratibha Patil launched this day on the occasion of the establishment day of the Election Commission of India (in year 1950) on January 25th, 2011.
  • On this occasion EC is happy to join hands with Facebook for one of the largest voters’ pledges.
  • A campaign called ‘Take a Pelage’ is starded with the social media company ‘Facebook’ for users 18 years of age or older with the help of which they can take an oath for voter’s day.

Reference:     
http://www.pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1517538
https://www.hindustantimes.com/tech/national-voters-day-facebook-launches-take-the-pledge-feature-on-its-platform/story-tcPGQIFxgotapIBVQGtgUP.html

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