Exercise right to vote, saus judge

Exercise right to vote, saus judge

National Voters' Day event organised in Madikeri

Exercise right to vote, saus judge

District Principal and Sessions Judge Master R K G M M Mahaswamiji called upon voters to exercise their franchise to strengthen the democracy.

Speaking at the National Voters’ Day programme – organised by the Election Commission of India and the district administration at the Old Fort Hall in Madikeri on Monday – he said that the right to vote is the ultimate power given to a citizen and one must exercise the very right during the time of elections. It is a legal right of all, he said.

Deputy Commissioner Meer Anees Ahmed administered the oath to the voters.Additional Deputy Commissioner M Sathish Kumar said that every youngster should take part in voting.

First Additional Sessions Judge T M Nagaraju, District Legal Services Authority Member Secretary T C Srikanth, Zilla Panchayat chief executive officer Charulata Somal were present.

An awareness jatha was taken out from the deputy commissioner’s office complex to the Old Fort Hall, prior to the formal function. Winners of the essay and the elocution competitions conducted in connection with the Voters’ Day were distributed prizes.

The prize winners of essay competition were Abdul Mutaliq, P P Deena, K J Manush, Nikhil, Salvaraj, Ponnanna, A Nalina, Sadiya, S E Anjali, R Prithvi, K D Madhu, K D Megha and M C Renu. The winners of elocution competition were S N Ganesh Bhat, M M Uttappa, M C Renu, K R Harishita, T D Maulya and D C Chandan.