Meet-up session of state election icon held

An online contest titled ‘Meet the lcon’ was conducted on social media platforms where participants were asked to share their views on the question ‘What does being a responsible voter mean to you?.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 26 Dec 2021, 10:01 pm

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The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur on Saturday held a meet-up session of State Election lcon with the winners of the online contest at Hotel Classic, Imphal.

Joint CEO (11), Manipur Md S Daulat Khan expressed that such activities like “Meet The lcon’ is part of a larger campaign to spread messages related to the electoral processes and the importance of citizen participation in the electoral journey.

He also reiterated that social media is one of the most effective form of media for the (Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation) SVEEP campaign.

Joint CEO also stated "Meet the lcon" online contest will continue along with other State lcons and appealed all to participate in such activities. He further highlighted the various apps such as Voter Helpline App, c-Vigil Mobile App, Person with Disabilities App Voter Turnout App, Booth App among others.

The online contest titled ‘Meet the lcon’ was conducted on social media platforms where participants were asked to share their views on the question ‘What does being a responsible voter mean to you?, he informed. Among hundreds of responses, six winners were selected. There were two more winners who were adjudged as the CEO’s pick.

During the session, the winners interacted with the State Election lcon AJ Maisnam. He has been featured extensively in multimedia publicity campaigns of the Office of the CEO, Manipur.

The meet-up session was also broadcast Live on social media pages of the state election office. An Election Trivia Quiz was also conducted where the winners won CEO merchandise and other collectibles.

One of the winners, Lien Min Lal from Churachandpur, shared his winning entry- Being a responsible voter means being aware of our rights, to make people understand their rights and participate in the festival of democracy with great interest to decide the future of our state and country.

First published:26 Dec 2021, 10:01 pm

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