Gangtok. January 25 (IPR): As a part of the National Voter’s Day celebration, a pledge was administered by Mrs. Tashi Cho Cho, Secretary, Home Department, today at Tashiling Secretariat.
The Secretary administered the pledge that commits to uphold the democratic traditions of our country and the dignity of free, fair and peaceful elections and to vote in every election fearlessly and without being influenced by religion, race, caste, community, language, or any inducement.
The pledge was taken by HODs, officers and staff members of various departments, whose offices are in and around the premises of the Secretariat.
National Voter’s Day or the Rashtriya Matdata Diwas is celebrated on January 25 every year, since 2011, in order to encourage more young and first-time voters to take part in the political process.