Matdata Mahotsav- Voters' Fest
To extend the celebrations of the National Voters’ Day to the central stakeholders-the voters- the Election Commission of India organised the Matdata Mahotsav from 20th to 25th of January 2015 at Dilli Haat, INA in New Delhi.
The festival provided a glimpse of various aspects of the dynamic Indian elections through a colourful photo exhibition in addition to providing answers to all queries by citizens through information and facilitation centres, mock polling station and a range of interactive activities. Merchandise was distributed as prizes for quick contests and activities, and as freebies for outreach at the venue. Fun games, Signature Mile, Folk Dance and Music, and Street Plays garnered attention and partcipation of all. The event was focussed at involving citizens for enhanced sense of inclusion, greater awareness about the electoral process and strengthening the message of SVEEP, especially in the wake of upcoming Assembly elections in Delhi.