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Villupuram Collector shares video of model polling station from under the sea

Villupuram Collector shares video of model polling station from under the sea

Ahead of the Parliamentary General Elections, Villupuram District Collectorate took a unique initiative to raise awareness about the importance of voting. A model polling station was set up under the sea by scuba divers to promote 100 percent voter turnout. District Electoral Officer and District Collector Dr. Palani shared a video of this extraordinary setup on Monday.

Various departments are actively engaging in awareness campaigns to emphasise the significance of voting, targeting diverse groups such as senior citizens, differently-abled individuals, transgenders, women self-help group members, and first-generation voters in Villupuram district.

The video, created by deep-sea divers through scuba diving, showcases the model underwater polling centre, aiming to encourage public participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections and achieve maximum voter turnout.

District Electoral Officer/ District Collector Dr. C Palani emphasised the importance of exercising the democratic right to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections. District Superintendent of Police Dr. Deepak Sivach, Tindivanam Sub-Collector Divyanshu Nikam, and other government officials also attended the event to support this initiative.