ELECTORAL LITERACY CLUB
Electoral Literacy Clubs (ELC’s) are platforms to engage school students, college students and people in villages through interesting activities and hands-on experience to sensitise with their electoral rights. It is constituted at the behest of Election Commission of India (ECI) in all the educational institution with a motive to aware and ensure the participation of youth & future voters who are pillars of Indian democracy.
Electoral literacy club aims at strengthening the culture of electoral participation among young and future voters.
-The main objective of ELC is to promote awareness of ‘Right to vote’ among students, faculty members and community at large.
-To enable critical thinking on issues related to election rights, democracies and its processes.
- ELC works to educate the future voters about enrolment, and other electoral process like EVM/VVPAT.
-To develop a culture of electoral participation and maximize the ethical voting and follow the principle ‘Every vote counts’ and ‘No voters to be left behind’.
Ms. Neha Jhoita (Assistant Professor Political Science)