National Voters’ Day 2019: Why is voting important for democratic countries?
The 9th National Voters’ Day will be celebrated in over six lakh locations in India, today.
This year, India is celebrating its 9th National Voters Day on January 25, 2019. The voters’ day celebration was initiated in 2011 by the then President of India, Pratibha Devi Patil, on the 61st foundation day of Election Commission of India.
Established in 1950, the Election Commission of India is an organisation aims to increase the participation of number of voters and to encourage the newly eligible voters.