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ECI: Workshop for Radio Jockeys & FM Channels on Voter Awareness

Tooba Maher
Tooba Maher

Election Commission of India (ECI) organized a workshop for Radio Jockeys (RJs) of leading FM channels like All India Radio and various private FM channels. Total 19 Radio jockeys from major FM channels including Big FM, Red FM, Fever 104 FM, Radio Nasha, Ishq FM and Radio City attended 2 hours interactive session. Here they participated in activities for dissemination of voter education.

The workshop was organized to familiarize the Radio Jockeys with the election process. It will help in wide and accurate dissemination of information to their listeners. FM radio is considered as one of the important medium to connect the voters with the election machinery.  

The workshop is a part of the engagement taken up by the commission with the major stake holders. 

The session was started by Sh. A. K. Pathak, Secretary, ECI who began with the introduction to the workshop. After that, the participants were provided information on the various initiatives of Voter education taken by the Commission with special focus on EVM VVPAT awareness and ‘Verify your details on Electoral Roll’ Campaign ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019. 

Ms. Padma Angmo, the Director, interacted with the participants. They discussed their queries and assured to take forward the association with ECI on voter awareness in an organic manner. The interaction was followed by a quiz, which conveyed basic information on voter awareness through interesting questions.  

However, the session adjourned with vote of thanks by Sh. Sujeet Kumar Mishra, Under Secretary, ECI. 

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