Zee News, Amar Ujala win EC awards for voter awareness

28 Sep,2012

By A Correspondent

 

The Election Commission of India has selected Zee News for the National Media Award on Voter Education for its outstanding campaign towards creating voters’ awareness in the Assembly elections (January-March) 2012, especially in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The Hindi daily Amar Ujala has also been selected for a Special Award for its remarkable contribution towards voter education and awareness in the aforementioned elections, says a release from the Press Information Bureau.

 

This follows the decision taken by the commission and announced during a media convention in January this year at ECI that the media house with the best campaign on voter education and awareness would be awarded.

 

The award will be presented during the 3rd National Voters’ Day on 25th January 2013 at New Delhi.

 

The commission has now decided to constitute separate awards for electronic and print media for all the forthcoming elections.

 

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