India observes “National Voters’ Day” every year on January 25 to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process. 2021 marks the 11th National Voters’ Day (NVD). The theme of NVD 2021 is, ‘Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed’. The day has been started from January 25, 2011, to mark the Foundation day of Election Commission of India (ECI), which was established on 25th January 1950.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- 1st Chief Election Commissioner of Independent India- Sukumar Sen.
- Sunil Arora is the current 23rd Chief Election Commissioner.