Delhi: Droupadi Murmu, the President of India, addresses the 13th National Voters’ Day Celebrations in New Delhi today (January 25, 2023). The President presented the National Awards for the year 2022 to state and district-level officials for their outstanding performance in the conduct of elections during 2022.
“Government media and communication organizations, along with other departments, were presented with national awards for their valuable contribution toward voters’ awareness”.
The President said that the members of the Constituent Assembly expressed immense faith in the wisdom of citizens and made the provision of the election on the basis of the adult franchise while addressing the gathering. The people of India have realized their beliefs. The world’s largest democracy, India, is respected for its vibrancy and stability.
The election process has allowed for social revolution in our country during the past seven decades, according to the President. It is a great success of our democracy that the common voter living in remote areas feels that she/He has a big role in deciding who and how will rule the country or state.
The President said, “Our democracy is moving fast toward achieving the objectives of social, economic, and political justice as enshrined in the Constitution.” She expressed confidence that joint efforts of the Election Commission and all other participants will strengthen democracy.
Droupadi Murmu said that the Election Commission’s motto of ‘no voter to be left behind’ is commendable and will motivate voters. The goal of the Election Commission is to make the voting process easier for all voters.
She said that this year’s National Voters’ Day theme ‘Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure’ reflects the resolve of the voters. The collective contribution of the Election Commission and the electorate strengthens the electoral process of our country.
she urged all the citizens to consider voting as their contribution in nation building and must vote with the spirit of ‘nation paramount.