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National Voters’ Day 2023, History, Theme, Logo and Significance

National Voters’ Day 2023: 13th National Voter’s Day is being celebrated across the country by the ECI. National Voter’s Day 2023 Celebration help in awareness generation about the voting rights of Indian Citizens.

National Voters’ Day 2023 is also important for UPSC Prelims 2023 and UPSC Mains Exam (GS Paper 2- Various Governance Initiatives to promote the spirit of constitution in India).

National Voters’ Day 2023 in News

National Voters’ Day (NVD) 2023

  • Chief Guest: Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu will be the Chief Guest at the National Voters’ Day (NVD) 2023.
  • Organizing Body: National Voters’ Day (NVD) 2023 is being organized in New Delhi by the Election Commission of India.
  • NVD Theme: The National Voters’ Day 2023 theme is ‘Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure’.
    • It is dedicated to voters which conveys individual’s feeling and aspiration towards participation in the electoral process through power of their vote.
  • NVD Logo: The National Voters’ Day 2023 logo is designed to showcase festivity and inclusivity of the electoral process.
    • Ashoka Chakra in the background represents the largest democracy of the world, whereas the inked finger represents participation of each and every voter of the country.
    • The tick mark in the logo stands for informed decision making by the voter.

National Voters’ Day

  • Background: The first-ever National Voters’ Day was celebrated on January 25, 2011, to encourage more young voters to take part in the electoral process.
    • Election Commission decided to launch a nationwide effort to identify all eligible voters who reach the age of 18 on January 1 of each year in all polling stations across India.
    • Such voters would be enrolled and be given the Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) on January 25 every year.
  • About: National Voters’ Day is celebrated every year on January 25 to encourage the country’s voters to participate in the electoral process.
    • National Voters’ Day is also celebrated to mark the foundation day of the Election Commission of India (25 January 1950).
  • Objective: The main purpose of the National Voters’ Day (NVD) celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize enrolment, especially for the new voters.
    • Dedicated to the voters of the country, the day is utilized to spread awareness among voters and for promoting informed participation in the electoral process.
      • by ECI from the Diamond Jubilee celebration onwards.

National Voters’ Day Significance

  • Strengthening the Central Pincellar of Democracy: National Voters’ Day encourages the population of India to vote and thereby maximize the enrollment of voters. Hence, this day is of extreme importance as voting serves as the central pillar of any functioning democracy.
  • Promoting Good Governance: Representatives at National, State and Local legislative bodies are elected by people once every five years. Awareness about the power of voting will help people put the right people into positions of governance.

National Voters’ Day 2023 FAQs

1. National Voters’ Day is celebrated on which date?

Ans. National Voters’ Day is celebrated every year on 25th January.

2. What is the National Voters’ Day 2023 Logo?

Ans. The National Voters’ Day 2023 logo is designed to showcase festivity and inclusivity of the electoral process.

3. What is the National Voters’ Day 2023 theme?

Ans. National Voters’ Day 2023 theme is ‘Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure’.

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FAQs

National Voters’ Day is celebrated on which date?

National Voters’ Day is celebrated every year on 25th January.

What is the National Voters’ Day 2023 Logo?

The National Voters’ Day 2023 logo is designed to showcase festivity and inclusivity of the electoral process.

What is the National Voters’ Day 2023 theme?

National Voters’ Day 2023 theme is ‘Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure’.

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