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Students, soldiers and senior officers came out holding torches to light the voting.

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May 5, 2024
Students, soldiers and senior officers came out holding torches to light the voting.

Voters passed through Maharaj Bada and main markets, the heart of the city.

Mashal Yatra set out to inspire people to vote.

Pawan Paruthi | Gwalior | With the aim of increasing maximum voter participation in the Lok Sabha elections, a huge torch procession started from Maharaj Bada, the heart of the city. On Sunday evening, under the leadership of Collector and District Election Officer Mrs. Ruchika Chauhan and Superintendent of Police Mr. Dharamveer Singh, students of more than a dozen colleges of the city, Central Reserve Police Force and District Police Force personnel, enlightened and aware people gathered with torches in their hands. Citizens and officers and employees moved forward.

WhatsApp-Image-2024-05-05-at-21.34.09-1024x678 Students, soldiers and senior officers came out holding torches to light the voting.
WhatsApp-Image-2024-05-05-at-21.34.08-1-1024x678 Students, soldiers and senior officers came out holding torches to light the voting.

This torch march started from Maharaj Bada as part of voter awareness campaign and passed through Sarafa Bazaar, Gasht Ka Tajiya, Didwana Oli, Ram Mandir, Patankar Bazaar and Daulatganj. Through the torch march, the businessmen, residents and city dwellers who came for shopping were motivated to vote. This torch march was taken out on Sunday evening as part of a series of voter awareness programs being organized under SVEEP (Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation) in the district. Collector and District Election Officer Mrs. Ruchika Chauhan and Superintendent of Police Mr. Dharamveer Singh walked on foot during the entire torch march. The torch march ended at the historic Maharaj Bada. On this occasion, Collector and District Election Officer Mrs. Chauhan administered oath to a large number of people present at Maharaj Bada to reach their respective polling stations on May 7 and vote for strengthening democracy.

On this occasion, Additional Collector Mrs. Anju Arun Kumar, Deputy District Election Officer Mr. Sanjeev Jain, Additional Superintendent of Police Mr. KM Siyaz and Additional Commissioner Municipal Corporation Mr. Munish Sikarwar along with senior officials of the district administration, Municipal Corporation and police were present. People from the Petrol Pump Union also participated in the Mashal Yatra. In this event, Municipal Corporation’s Assistant Sports Officer Mrs. Vijeta Chauhan and Mr. Shishir Srivastava and other officials of the Municipal Corporation had special support.

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