Don’t sell votes – College student campaigning for awareness
Chennai. It is a unique sight passenger are witnessing on electric trains recently in Chennai. N Ganeshkumar (21) from Polathur village, Polur of Thiruvannamalai District is a student of a private college, Tambaram chennai. With the announcement of Lok Sabha election date, he started campaigning for election through you tube. As it did not reach people in large numbers, he started meeting people directly and has been campaigning for awareness. As reported to The Hindu (Tamil), he decided to go to the places where people are more likely to vote about the democratic right to vote and its unpopularity in our country. At first, he tried to talk on city buses, but the conductors did not allow. With the help of his friend Jayasudhan, he started campaign in electric trains in his way. He creates awareness about the necessity of voting and democratic duty to vote. Get the full information about the candidates announced in a constituency available on websites, watch, think and then vote, he said. It is a big success even if one changes, he added and will continue such campaigns until the election day.
Railway passengers Rajesh, Deepak Kumar and Rajeshwari said, “We have seen the funds collected by some political parties pointing some discrepancies and criticizing other political parties. But this college student does not represent any party, but also promotes the prominence of voting and campaigns through his voice. Notwithstanding any party, he only propagates the importance of voting and is campaigning through his voice. Our duty is to welcome such young people.”