Mangalore, Jan 25: B. V. Prakash, Principal District and Sessions Judge, Dakshina Kannada inaugurated the National Voters’ Day, held at Town hall on Jan 25, Saturday.
The event was jointly organized by District Election officer’s office and District Administration.
Speaking after inaugurating the event, B. V. Prakash said that Voters are indirectly responsible for the increasing number of corruption in the country.
He also said that ion desire for the bribe, the voters cast their precious votes to the ineligible candidate and encourage having a corrupt government; hence voters must opt for the eligible candidate, so to shape the country’s future.
Chief speaker Prof Narayana Bhandary, HOD, Political Science of SVS College said that in 1952, there were 17.1 million voters in our country, but now it has reached to 750 million. In the coming Lok Sabha election, there is 40 crore new voters, he added.
DC AB Ibrahim presided over the event.
ADC K Dayanand, Mangalore city deputy police commissioner Shivakumar, and others were present.