New Delhi, Jan 24 IANS | 11 months ago

President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the National Voters' Day Celebrations at Vigyan Bhavan here Saturday, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said Friday.

"The day is celebrated by the Election Commission every year as a measure to enhance participation of citizens, especially youth, in the democratic electoral process," the statement said.

"The Commission's objective is to make universal adult franchise a complete reality and thereby enhance the quality of Indian democracy," it said.

The first National Voters' Day was celebrated Jan 25, 2011.

(Posted on 24-01-2014)

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