Vote for a better Puducherry: Ahead of 16 May assembly polls, Election Anthem launched

An 'election anthem' composed by a teacher of a government higher secondary school in Puducherry, was launched on Tuesday to create awareness among voters on a free, fair and peaceful polling for the 16 May assembly elections.

PTI April 12, 2016 21:43:32 IST
Vote for a better Puducherry: Ahead of 16 May assembly polls, Election Anthem launched

Puducherry: An 'election anthem' composed by a teacher of a government higher secondary school in Puducherry, was launched on Tuesday to create awareness among voters on a free, fair and peaceful polling for the 16 May assembly elections.

While launching the anthem, election observer Prabhavati B Akashi also set in motion a signature campaign to raise awareness and was the first signatory on the specially erected board.

Vote for a better Puducherry Ahead of 16 May assembly polls Election Anthem launched

A file image of people queuing up to cast their vote in Puducherry. AFP

She urged the people to "vote for a better Puducherry."

A team of students from a professional college sang the anthem during the programme, organised by the State Election Commission of Puducherry.

The anthem in Tamil seeks to spread the message that a person's vote is precious and sacrosanct.

Composed by S Chitra, a teacher of government higher secondary school in Karaikal District, the anthem will be played at various centres, an official added.

Election Officer P Jawahar and a host of officials were among those present.

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