Salem Apr 8
In a novel attempt to propagate voting on April 18, Salem Corporation put up a large balloon above its office on Friday. The campaign was inaugurated by the District Election Officer cum Collector Rohini R Bajibakhere in the presence of Corporation Commissioner R.Sadhish.
Corporation Commissioner said that in order to achieve a high percentage of voting a number of activities to motivate people to vote is being carried out in the Salem South assembly constituency. Particularly the campaign is directed towards attracting first time voters.
Students are being reached out with cultural programmes and contests. A pledge to fulfil their democratic duty of voting without fail is being administered at the end of the campaign events. As part of the campaign a large balloon with the message of voting is being suspended above the corporation building he said.
Corporation Chief Engineer Dr.A.Ashokan, Executive Engineer Ravi R, City Medical Officer Dr.K.Parthiban, Assistant Commissioner P.RameshBabu were among those present.