National & Regional Icons
With the aim of creating awareness and motivating the masses to participate in the electoral process, popular public figures like former President Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, sportspersons Shri M S Dhoni, Ms Saina Nehwal, Ms MC Mary Kom and film actor Shri Aamir Khan have been designated as ECI’s National Icons. In addition, several artists, sportspersons, actors, musicians and public figures have become the face of SVEEP initiatives in the States.
List of State Icons
S. No. State Name of Icon Field 1 Meghalaya Headingson Ryntathiang Music Artist Ms. Bertha G. Dkhar Padma Shree Teacher Mr. Sengjan A. Sangma Speica Educator 2 Kerala Gopinath Muthukad Magician 3 Odisha Sudarshan Pattnaik Sand Artist 4 Punjab Abhinav Bindra Olympic Shooter Gurdas Mann Singer 5 Rajasthan Sh. Rajat Chauhan Archery Gold medalist Ms. Apurvi Chandela Shooter Gold Medalist 6 Tripura Dipa Karmakar Gymnast (Artistic) /Physical Instructor 7 J&K Tsering Ladol D/o Sh. Tsewang Namgail Mountaineering 8 Haryana Ms. Meghna Malik TV Actress 9 Chhattisgarh Smt Mamta Chandrakar & Shri Prem Chandrakar Folk Singer Smt Saba Anjum & Shri Abdul Fahim Khan International Hocky Player Shri Vijay Kumar Sharma & Smt Yugadhi Sharma Celebrity Chef 10 Himachal Pradesh Shri Vicky Chauhan Regional Singer Ms. Shalini Sharma RJ, in 95.0 Big FM Channel 11 Gujarat Shri Dhvanit Thaker RJ of Radio Mirchi Shri Cheteshwar Pujara Test Cricket Player Ms. Ankita Raina Tennis Player Ms. Parul Parmar PWD Badminton Player Ganesh Muhudkar Blind Cricket Player Ms. Payal Rathava National Gold Medalist, Archery Ms. Daxa Patel Bharatnatayam exponent, silver Medallist in culture Olymiad Mr. Kiran Parmar Kabbadi Player Mr. Vipsi Kasad World record holder in Martial Art Ms. Vishwa Mohini Bhatt RJ Radio Mirchi Mr. Harshil Shah RJ Radio City 12 Tamil Nadu Shri Gopinath Star Vijay TV Anchor 13 Madhya Pradesh Padmshree Prahlad Singh Tipaniya Malvi Folk Singer Shri Rajiv Verma Actor & Theatre Person
List of National Icons
S. No. Name of Icon 1 Mr. M.S. Dhoni 2 Ms. Sania Nehwal 3 Ms. Mary Kom 4 Mr. Aamir Khan