The Election Commission of India (ECI) said today that it organized a workshop for Radio Jockeys (RJs) of leading FM channels including All India Radio and various private FM channels.
Total 19 RJs from major FM channels including Big FM, Red FM, Fever 104 FM, Radio Nasha, Ishq FM, and Radio City attended the 2-hour interactive session, where they participated in activities for dissemination of voter education.
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The session began with introduction to the workshop by A. K. Pathak, Secretary, ECI. The participants were provided information on the various initiatives of voter education taken by the Commission with special focus on EVM and VVPAT awareness and ‘Verify Your Details on Electoral Roll’ campaign ahead of the Lok Sabha election 2019.
According to ECI, FM radio is an important medium, which connects the voters with the election machinery. The workshop was organized to familiarize the RJs with the election process so that they can help in the dissemination of information to their listeners.