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  • Sikkim EC turns to influencers to aid registration among young voters.

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    Tapping into the power of social media and influencers who have thousands of followers, the Election Commission in Sikkim is roping in six influencers from the state to sensitize young voters on their voting rights. Their target audience is 18- year-old who will be registering to vote for the first time.

    Sikkim Joint Chief Election officer Pema Laden said, "Every year from November 1 to 30, we have a summery revision. usually we use the medium of television and print to spread the message , but this year the Election Commission of India issued guidelines that we can use other forms of media, citing that social media is very active."

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SVEEPSystematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is a programme of multi interventions through different modes and media designed to educate citizens, electors and voters about the electoral process in order to increase their awareness and participation in the electoral processes. SVEEP is designed according to the socio-economic, cultural and demographic profile of the state as well as the history of electoral participation in previous rounds of elections and learning thereof.   

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ECIThe Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok SabhaRajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act

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