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Street play, marathon promote voting

Police Commissioner Sanjeev Kalra and DC Rajat Aggarwal at the marathon on Sunday. Police Commissioner Sanjeev Kalra and DC Rajat Aggarwal at the marathon on Sunday.

The Sangharsh Theatre Group on Sunday organised a street play ‘Evils of Elections’ to make voters aware of gifts and goodies offered by political parties in exchange for votes. The play was held at Sarabha Nagar Market and it threw light on distribution of liquor, money, parents manipulating their children to vote for their dear ones and also casting of votes in the name of religion. The play was written and directed by Imran Athar, and six-year-old boy Pratham also performed in the play. Meanwhile, the district administration in its last voters’ awareness attempt under SVEEP campaign organised a marathon run from Guru Nanak Stadium to Rose Garden on Sunday morning. Students from schools, colleges and staff of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation ran to spread voting awareness. “Show the ink, see the prices sink”, the campaign for young voters also kicked off in the city on Sunday by Young Indians Ludhiana chapter at Silver Arc Mall.

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