8th National Voters’ Day- 25th January

The Election Commission of India celebrated the 8th National Voters’ Day across the country on 25th January for enhanced participation of citizens in the electoral process. The National level function was held in New Delhi.

President Ram Nath Kovind gave away awards for best electoral practices to District Collectors, Superintendents of Police and other functionaries involved in election management.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • 1st Chief Election Commissioner of Independent India- Sukumar Sen.
  • 21st Chief Election Commissioner of India- Achal Kumar Joti.
  • Om Prakash Rawat has been appointed as the next (22nd) chief election commissioner (CEC) of India.
Source- AIR World Service