25 January – National Voters Day
National Voters Day (राष्ट्रीय मतदाता दिवस) is celebrated on 25 January every year to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India (ECI). ECI was established on 25 January 1950. It’s a constitutional body deriving its authority from Article 324 of the Constitution and Representation of the People Acts. The day was started in 2011. Year 2020 marks 10th National Voters Day.
Objective of National Voters Day is to encourage, facilitate and maximize the enrolment of new voters and active participation of the active voters.
Theme of National Voters Day – 2020
The theme of National Voters Day – 2020 is ‘Electoral Literacy for a Stronger Democracy.’