'Election anthem' launched in Puducherry ahead of polls

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Puducherry, Apr 12: An 'election anthem' composed by a teacher of a government higher secondary school here, was launched on Tuesday to create awareness among voters on a free, fair and peaceful polling for the May 16 assembly elections.

While launching the anthem, election observer Prabhavati B Akashi also set in motion a signature campaign to raise awareness and was the first signatory on the specially erected board.

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'Election anthem' launched in Puducherry

She urged the people to "vote for a better Puducherry."

A team of students from a professional college sang the anthem during the programme, organised by the State Election Commission of Puducherry.

The anthem in Tamil seeks to spread the message that a person's vote is precious and sacrosanct. Composed by S Chitra, a teacher of government higher secondary school in Karaikal District, the anthem will be played at various centres, an official added.

Election Officer P Jawahar and a host of officials were among those present.


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