VAFs under SVEEP organized at different educational Zones of Kupwara district

Kupwara, March, 25; In an endeavour to extend electoral literacy to adult populations, two mega VAFs (Voter Awareness Forums) under SVEEP campaign were organized today at different education zones of Kupwara district.As part of the calendar of activities, under SVEEP, VAFs were organized at Government Higher Secondary School Halmatpora and Government Higher Secondary School Liderwan where teachers, general public, first time voters, community leaders, local Artists and student achievers, participated.

During the VAFs, discussion and mass awareness around greater electoral process through the medium of real time activities were generated where resource persons of SVEEP imparted extensive awareness to the students and youth regarding electoral literacy besides motivating them to participate effectively in the election process ,urging them to enhance their participation in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections for stronger democracy and strengthening the youth partnership for greater electoral participation.

They also urged the young voters to exercise their franchise without fail and contribute to the strengthening of democracy. Speakers also highlighted the significance of active participation of the youth in the electoral process for betterment of the nation.

Pledge taking ceremonies under SVEEP were held where participants took the pledge to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

On the occasion, Cultural performance presented by local artists enthralled the participants, besides achiever students were also felicitated during the mega events.

Mass awareness regarding electoral participation was also generated through painting and Quiz competitions.Meanwhile, plantation drives under SVEEP were conducted at Liderwan, Khumryal and Langate.