Ludhiana: As it is well known among the people that youth is the future of the country and the youngsters are playing a major role to make the nation proud. District Administration is giving special emphasis to make sure that maximum number of young voters cast their vote in the upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections.
District Administration, Ludhiana has decided to honour the first time youth voters for the ethical use of voting. The first time youth voters will be honoured with the appreciation letters immediately after the casting of vote at the polling stations.
District Election Officer cum Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagat proclaimed that this decision has been taken to motivate and inspire the first time youth voters for the ethical use of voting. He intimated in detail that the number of total voters registered in Ludhiana, as per the records, is 2440258 and out of them, 42257 voters belong to the age group of 18-19 years who are going to cast vote for the first time. Voter Appreciation Letters bearing the signature of District Election Officer cum Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana have been prepared for these voters. These appreciation letters will be given by the concerned BLO.s to the voters.
The number of first time voters in constituency Khanna is 2695, whereas in Samrala 3634, in Sahnewal 3285, in Ludhiana East 2497, in Ludhiana South 2008, in Atam Nagar 1726, in Ludhiana Central 1885, in Ludhiana West 2719, in Ludhiana North 2028, in Gill 4390, in Payal 3797, in Dakha 4495, in Raikot 3270 and in Jagraon it is 3828 who will cast their vote for the first time.
While talking to Daily Post, a young boy, Bhavnish Jain, who is going to cast his vote for the very first time said, “Voting is such an important responsibility for the individuals and thinking wisely before casting the vote is more important as well.
I have already discussed with a senior most person regarding the candidates and now I am very much sure about casting my vote, as I am aware of the difference between good and bad.”
Another city youngster, Radhika Puri said, “42257 voters belong to the age group of 18-19 years who are going to cast vote for the first time and this figure is enough to make the deserving candidate to win if think wisely before voting. I think youngsters are smart enough to choose the deserving candidate while casting vote. So, we, the youngsters are ready to choose the best one and hopefully the deserving one could win”
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