'Youth for Democracy' launched in city

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Chennai, Nov 30 (UNI) ''Youth for Democracy'', an initiative aimed at encouraging youngsters to participate in the democratic electoral process, was formally launched here today by Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Naresh Gupta.

A conference was hosted to mark the launch of the mass youth movement by the Students Council of MOP Vaishnav college for Women.

As a first step, easier and quickest registration of youngsters in the electoral rolls was taken up and Mr Naresh Gupta distributed the voters ID registration forms to 42 Arts and Science colleges of the city.

The aim of this initiative is to spread the ideals of democracy and tell the people that voting was not just a fundamental right, but also the bounden duty of every citizen of the country.


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