Why is National Voters Day celebrated only on 25th January? Know many interesting things related to elections

National Voters Day 2023: January 25 is celebrated every year as Voting Day in the country. To keep the democratic foundation in the country, it is very important for the people there to vote. Country and Election Commission of India is celebrating 13th National Voters Day today. After independence, the constitution came into force in the country on 26 January 1950. In India, people of all ages and genders have the right to vote after the age of 18. 

Every citizen has some rights in the Indian constitution, one of which is the right to vote. Elections are held in the country every five years. Along with this, India is a democratic country where government is by the people, for the people and by the people. National Voter’s Day is celebrated every year in the month of January to make voters aware about voting. Let’s know why National Voters Day, when it started celebrating, what is election security deposit? How much money is involved in which election? And what is NOTA? 

When is National Voters Day?
In the year 2011, the then President Pratibha Devi Patil started celebrating ‘National Voters Day’ on January 25 for the first time. Since then every year 25th January is celebrated as National Voters’ Day in India. The country and the Election Commission of India are celebrating 13th National Voters’ Day today. 

Know why Voter’s Day is celebrated only on January 25?
India’s constitution was implemented on January 26 in 1950, three years after independence in 1947. A day before which the Election Commission was established on January 25, 1950, because of which it was decided to celebrate National Voters Day on the day of the foundation day of the Election Commission of India. The main reason for celebrating National Voters Day on 25 January is. 

What is Election Security Deposit?
Election Security Deposit is the amount that a candidate has to deposit with the Returning Officer after filing his nomination. This amount should be done either in cash, or a receipt should be attached to the nomination paper. showing that the said amount has been deposited in the Reserve Bank of India or in the Government Treasury on behalf of the candidate.

What is the amount in which election?
For Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha seats, the amount is Rs 25,000 and Rs 12,500 for a candidate belonging to SC or Scheduled Tribe (ST). 10,000 and Rs.5,000 for SC/ST candidate in the assembly seat.

Know what is NOTA?
For the voters of India in the year 2009, the Election Commission  "none of these" or provided as NOTA option.Voting in NOTA pollutes your vote and the candidate with the highest number of votes is declared the winner. 

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