ELECTORAL LITERACY CLUB
Electoral Literacy Club(ELC) of Goalpara College is being set up to promote electoral literacy targeting the new voters, (in the age group of 18-21 years old) pursuing their graduation through engaging and interesting activities and hands-on experience but in an apolitical, neutral and non-partisan manner. The club will have all the students from all semesters as its members. The following sections will talk in detail on how the ELC will be set up, who will be its participants, Nodal officer, where and how it will be conducted and what activities it will include.
It is constituted at the behest of Election Commission of India (ECI) in all the educational institution with a motive to aware and ensures the participation of youth & future voters who are pillars of Indian democracy.
Electoral literacy club aims at strengthening the culture of electoral participation among young and future voters.
I. To educate the targeted populations about voter registration, electoral process and related matters through hands on experience;
II. To facilitate EVM and VVPAT familiarization and education about the robustness of EVM as well as the integrity of the electoral process using EVMs;
III. To help the target audience understand the value of their vote and exercise their right to franchise in a confident, comfortable and ethical manner;
IV. To harness the potential of ELC members for carrying the electoral literacy in communities;
V. To facilitate voter registration for its eligible members who are not yet registered;
VI. To develop a culture of electoral participation and maximize the informed and ethical voting and follow the principle 'Every vote counts' and 'No Voter to be Left Behind'.
Mr Dhrubajyoti Das, Assistant Professor, Political Science
CAMPUS ELECTORAL AMBASADOR
Mr Jitumoni Sharma
Dr. Jayanta Kumar Brahma, Assistant Professor, Political Science
Mr. Dilip Kr. Nath, Assistant Professor, Political Science
Mr. Suraj Borah, Student
Ms. Krishna Ray, Student
MINUTES OF THE MEETING
Registration for New Voter