UP Election Comm ropes in folk singer Malini Awasthi

Uttar Pradesh Election Commission has roped in folk singer Malini Awasthi to promote voting practice among people in view of the coming Assembly polls in the state.

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Election
Commission has roped in folk singer Malini Awasthi to promote
voting practice among people in view of the coming Assembly
polls in the state.

"Malini will be our brand ambassador to create
awareness among the people with her songs," UP Chief Electoral
officer (CEO) Umesh Sinha told reporters here.

Malini, wife of a senior UP cadre IAS officer, had
recently hogged limelight with her performances in NDTV
Imagine`s reality show "Junoon".

While state EC has also released a theme song titled
"Jaago Jaago Desh Ke Matdaata" penned by CEO Sinha himself,
more songs spreading awareness about voting rights are in the
offing.

The State Election Commission has planned a number of
cultural programmes to observe the National Voters` Day on
January 25.

PTI

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