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Voting is not just an opportunity rather it is a responsibility.

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India is a democratic nation whose strength lies in the quality of its citizens. To make our democracy continue to grow and flourish in the right direction, its citizens must be vigilant towards their votes. This vote is extremely very important because it determines the kind of government that comes in power. Voting is the essence of a democracy. Therefore, it should be practice by all the citizens of a country.People often choose not to vote because they feel their vote does not count, but one vote does count in many ways. Your choice to vote or not, will have far reaching consequences on the future of yourselves.

WhatsApp Image 2018-04-27 at 7.27.05 PMLEADers of DSF24-A&B noticed the ignorance of people when it came to voting. People did not bother to know about who is contesting nor did they care about who would come to power after that. All that mattered was that it was a holiday for them. The LEADers found that there was a high need to educate people regarding the importance of voting. They decided to set on a mission of spreading awareness.

 

 

 

 

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A group of 55 LEADers took Tarihal village as their target location and organized a rally. During the rally they made banners and charts consisting of quotes and pictures depicting the importance of voting. They visited every house and discussed the role they play during elections. Students expained how every vote counts and how the elections are for the good of the people. The villagers realized the importance and promised to participate actively in the election.

 

 

The difficulties the students faced was during this project was to convince the people regarding how elections affect them . They also faced language barriers but the moto kept them determined.

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Voting is not just an opportunity rather it is a responsibility.


Written by: Ritika Ganiger

Email id: ritikaganiger@gmail.com

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