Assam Governor Confers Special Award to Pankaj Chakravarty on National Voters’ Day
GUWAHATI: On the occasion of National Voters Day 2020 on Saturday January 25, Governor of Assam Prof. Jagdish Mukhi presented Special Award to Pankaj Chakravarty, Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission and CSC Assam for significant contribution towards Systematic Voter's Education and Electoral Participation in Assam during the General election to the Lok Sabha Election 2019.
Pankaj Chakravarty was the state nodal officer who initiated a number of projects in convergence with different stakeholders both govt and non govt organisations, which came in a big way to reach the highest ever polling percentage in the Lok Sabha Elections.
It is to be mentioned that overall voter turnout for the Assam Legislative Assembly Election of 2016 was 84.72%, which set a new record for Assam. It was an increase from the turnout of the 2011 Assembly election which was 75%.
It is to be noted that the voter turnout of 2019 Lok Sabha election was the highest ever with a tentative of 67.11%. In 2014 the overall turnout was 66.44% which was the highest ever in Lok Sabha elections until 2019.
Pankaj Chakravarty receiving award from Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi