DEO Srinagar organizes ‘Jashn e Jugalbandi’ under SVEEP at the historic Polo View Market – Rising Kashmir

SRINAGAR, MAY 2: A musical evening ‘Jashn e Jugalbandi’ under Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) was organized by the District Election Office at Polo View Market, here on Thursday.

Chief Election Officer (CEO), J&K, Pandurang K Pole was the chief guest while District Election Officer (DEO) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din; Nodal Officer SVEEP, Chief Education Officer Srinagar, officials from District Administration, Information and Public Relations, Tourism, Excise and Taxation, Education and other departments were also present at the event.

On the occasion, Sufi songs with Jugalbandi were presented by the artistes with the main attraction being Sanson ki Maala, Chaap Tilak mixed with motivational voter lyrics in jugalbandi. People also grooved to the popular Punjabi Sufi song Dum Gutkoo.

Speaking on the occasion, the CEO said that the aim of this event is to build voter awareness and increase public participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, especially sensitizing the young voters about the value of voting.

He said that our Constitution has given us the right to vote to elect the candidate of our choice and called on voters, especially first-time voters, to cast their votes on May 13, 2024, the day the Parliament constituency 02-Srinagar is undergoing polling. Pole appreciated talented youth, students and guest artists from Kashmir.

Several banners, posters and SVEEP selfie stands were placed at the venue by the District Election Authority Srinagar where participants and passers-by took memorable selfies. Later, while speaking to the media, the CEO said that there is great enthusiasm among voters, especially our youth. Their vote will satisfy them in terms of employment, development and prosperity.

The historic Polo View Market was decorated to create a festive atmosphere.
Meanwhile, people flocked to the venue to watch the music evening, and were equally mesmerized by the Sufi performances.

Students and guest artists were awarded by the chief guest. The CEO released the tricolor balloons into the sky as a sign to cheer up young voters to exercise their right to vote.

An election mascot was also displayed that captivated participants and made them enthusiastic to vote.