Legislative assembly

Koo launches voters’ guide to encourage people to vote and build public confidence in the electoral process

Microblogging platform Koo announced on Monday that it has published a multilingual guide to voter rights and responsibilities as part of efforts to empower new voters to make informed decisions in the upcoming legislative elections. The Koo Voter’s Guide focuses on the basic rights of the Indian voter as enshrined in the Constitution of India and lists the responsibilities that voters should consider before and after voting, according to a statement. .

It reflects the efforts of Koo App – as a transparent, impartial and reliable social media intermediary – to improve voter awareness and build trust in the electoral process, he added.

Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa will be held between February 10 and March 7 in seven phases with the counting of votes on March 10. In total, elections will be held for 690 seats in the Assembly and 18.3 million people. , including 8.5 million women, will be able to vote in all five states.

The Voter’s Guide – available in Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi and English – reiterates the importance of voting as a central pillar of democracy and the need to improve voter education for free and fair elections.

CEO and co-founder of Koo, Aprameya Radhakrishna, said the guide was published in four languages ​​to enrich every voter’s knowledge and build confidence in the electoral process. National Voter’s Day is observed on January 25 every year to mark the founding of the Election Commission of India, which was established in 1950. First initiated in 2011, National Voter’s Day aims to encourage and to maximize the registration of new voters.

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