SILCHAR: As a part of systematic voter’s Education and Electoral Participation programme in connection with Assembly election,2021, Cachar District Administration has organised a mega voter awareness through kite festival at the Barak river shore at Rangpur adjacent to Sadarghat bridge for awareness amongst the electors of the district on Friday
Deputy commissioner Cachar Keerthi Jalli IAS inaugurated the event in presence of Circle officer attached Sonai Bikash Chetri ALRS who is also a nodal officer of SVEEP Cell.
Speaking on the occasion Deputy Commissioner, Jalli said, “Under the umbrella programme of Garv Cachar for voter awareness, we are celebrating all the elements that make Cachar special to remind our voters that voting as a right is not just our pride but our legacy too”.
“We celebrated Earth of Cachar through Rangoli. We have celebrated environment through Sand Art festival and this time we have celebrated wind for voter awareness through the kite festival”.
Referring to the voter awareness message written in the kite, DC further said ” The kites that were cut during the flight and fell on someone’s house will also get the voter awareness message in it. They have been asked to vote on April 1″.
She also called on everyone to vote on this day. She said that the tradition of Cachar has been celebrated through kite festival.
Circle officer attached Sonai LAC and nodal officer of SVEEP Cell Bikash Chhetri said it was a creative move. Further steps will be taken to make voters interested in voting.
The SVEEP cell, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Cachar and Nehru Yuba kendra were in collaboration with the Cachar district administration for the event. Other government officials were also present on occasion.
The young generation spontaneously took part in the kite festival,
Around 500 participants took part in kite festival organised by District Administration Cachar and the people gathered to witness the kite festival enjoyed this innovative event and appreciated the festive step and also expressed the pleasurable experience it has been for them to fly kites for a good cause.
Later winners were rewarded with cash prizes with memento by the District Administration.