ECI launches Radio series – ‘Matdata Junction’

Current Affairs

  • Chief Election Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar along with Election Commissioner Shri Anup Chandra Pandey today launched a yearlong Voter Awareness Program – ‘Matdata Junction’ during an event organised at Akashvani Rang Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • The ‘Matdata Junction’ is a 52 episode radio series produced by the Election Commission of India, in collaboration with All India Radio. Senior ECI officials, CEO Prasar Bharati, DG AIR News and ECI Icon & Actor Shri Pankaj Tripathi were also present on the occasion.
  • Election Commissioner Anoop Chandra Pandey highlighted that Indian democracy is the biggest and strongest democracy in the world. He said, at present 95 crore voters are in the country which is growing day-by-day. Mr. Pandey said that the Commission will take every step to further increase voter participation.
  • Prasar Bharti CEO Mayank Kumar Agarwal praised the collaboration of Doordarshan, All India Radio and the Election Commission. He said, this collaboration is very old and takes another important step in the direction to educate and aware the country’s voters. Mr. Agarwal said the important part of this programme is the content which will be provided to people in their own language.

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