EC unveils new poll icons to fight voter apathy

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 2, 2018, 2:48 am IST
Updated May 2, 2018, 2:48 am IST
The new icons of EC are TV artistes Rajini, RB Vaishnavi, rapper Chandan Shetty and film star Vasistha N Simha. 
 Election Commission of India
  Election Commission of India

Bengaluru: The office of the Chief Electoral Officer unveiled a new set of election icons on Tuesday. 

Introducing them, CEO Mr Sanjiv Kumar said that the icons were being selected from across various genres so that the message of Election Commision (EC) can reach out to every common man. 

 

The new icons of EC are TV artistes Rajini, RB Vaishnavi, rapper Chandan Shetty and film star Vasistha N Simha. 

The icons are happy to be associated with the commission and are looking forward to spread the message of voting which they believe is a must for a healthy democracy.

Tele star Rajini of the hit soap opera Amruta Varshini, who has four lakh social media followers was proud of her association with EC and in a featured video said how she has never missed voting despite her busy schedule and always ensures to encourage others to vote. 

Actor-singer, Vasishta N Simha has 2 lakh social media followers and will be reaching out to to the masses on the importance of vote. Rapper Chandhan Shetty with nearly 8 lakh followers will also be doing his bit to encourage people towards their right to vote, while sandalwood actress R B Vaishnavi was delighted in her new role as she strongly considers voting to be of prime significance in a democracy. 

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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