Celebration of National Voters Day

 2019-03-22 18:19:12

Govt. Degree College, Billawar in collaboration with District Election office, Kathua celebrated the National Voters� Day in the premises of Govt Degree College, Billawar. The celebration started with the assembly of students taking National Voters� Day pledge and distribution of EPIC card to the newly enrolled young voters. Later a symposium was organized on the topic Right to Vote: The base of democracy. Dr. R. S.Charak, SDM Billawar was the chief guest on the occasion and the function was presided over by Sh. Suresh Kumar Sharma, Principal of GDC Billawar. In all, 10 students from GDC Billawar, New Age Degree College, Phinter and GHSS, Billawar participated in it and threw light on the topic. Their performances were adjudged by the jury comprising Prof Joginder Kumar, Prof Rakesh Sharma and Lecturer Arjun Singh on the bases of Content, Presentation and Pronunciation. Ruhi Mankotia, BSc Part-III was adjudged as the best speaker while the 2nd and 3rd positions were secured by Arti and Deepika of Sem-II respectively. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest exhorted the eligible students to enroll themselves in the Electoral Roll and become a voter who is the real ruler of the democratic govt. He guided them as to how they can identify their Booth Level Officers from the website of Chief Electoral Officer, J&K and get themselves registered in the electoral roll. The Principal of the college advised the audience to exercise their supreme right to vote and elect the right representatives for good governance. In the last mementos were given to all the winners. The entire event was compeered and conducted by Prof. Amit Kumar Sharma.