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With just two days to go for Phase 2 of the 17th Lok Sabha Polls, civic campaigns complement the Election Commission of India’s back-to-back activities on creating awareness about the right to vote. As part of the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) activities by the Election Commission, Greater Chennai Corporation has organised various activities such as Parasailing, bike rally and workshops to reach out to the voters.
The website of the Chief Electoral officer, Tamil Nadu is filled with awareness videos by eminent film personalities such as Vijay Sethupathi and Vivek. Created by the Election Commission, #MakeYourMarkTN is among the most trending hashtags on Twitter.
In the same vein, educational institutions are sensitising the public on exercising their franchise. Here are some of the creative campaigns in Chennai.
From a novel online waste exchange facility to new developments at the Alandur Metro station, latest updates on the Corporation’s water bodies restoration project and new additions to the MTC’s fleet — catch this week’s news from your city.
Volunteers participated in the clearing the plastic off the bed of Nemilichery’s lake. In one of the most heart warming scenes, many senior citizens participated in the clean up to save the lake for their next generation.