Thane Municipal Corp. has announced a fortnight celebration from January 26 to February 10 for the proclamation of the spirit of democracy in Thane city. As part of the celebration, the Thane MNC will appeal the first time voters to register their names in the voters list. The celebration is going to be held to awaken the citizens about democracy, elections and good administration.
Mayor Meenakshai Shinde and Municipal Commissioner of Thane Sanjeev Jaiswal have appealed the youth to become active part of Democracy. During the fortnight, the college students will be informed about democracy through, Radio, posters and hoardings, street plays, etc. Moreover, the local channels and newspapers will widely be used to propagate the idea. College level essay competitions and oratory competitions will also be organised to propose the idea of democracy among the democracy . Newly admitted college students would be asked to register themselves in the voters list.
“The 73rd and 74th amendments in the Constitution plays a big role in democracy and thus to ensure participation of every citizen in the electoral process the events will be organised to imbibe the importance of democracy,” said a concerned TMC cofficial.