Voter Awareness Campaign organized at Sukhna Lake
Chandigarh, 4th May 2019: Department of Tourism in collaboration with Election Department organized a mega voter awareness event at Sukhna Lake today. The event was a part of the SVEEP program which was attended by Smt. Monimala Phukan Borthakur,IAS, General Observer, Sh.Ajoy Kumar Sinha, Chief Electoral Officer and other other senior officers of Chandigarh Administration.
The voter awareness event attracted huge gathering at the Sukhna Lake. The event began with the flagging off of Hop on Hop off bus which went around the city carrying different election messages to motivate all voters. The officials also released helium baloons carrying voting messages, and also took a round of the lake in the Cruise which was decorated with creatives carrying messages to educate and motivate the voters.
The highlight of the event was evening raga, a musical evening by the Indian Classical Jazz group that attracted huge crowd. Adding more fun to the event were a flash mob which set the tone of celebrations for the upcoming elections and a selfie booth was installed near the stage, where people were eagerly posing and getting clicked along with pictures of the State Icon, Ayushmann Khurrana and the SVEEP ambassador for Chandigarh, Vivek Dahiya.
Present among the officials were Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, Returning Officer cum Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Jitendar Yadav, Director Tourism, Smt Navjot Kaur, Smt Radhika Singh, Nodal Officers SVEEP and other officials of tourism and election Department.