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The need to spread awareness and ensure voter registration, especially among youth. Pixabay

On the occasion of 11th National Voters Day (NVD), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday emphasized the need to spread awareness and ensure voter registration, especially among youth. In a tweet, Modi said, “National Voters Day is an occasion to appreciate the remarkable contribution of the EC to strengthen our democratic fabric and ensure smooth conduct of elections.”

“This is also a day to spread awareness on the need of ensuring voter registration, particularly among the youth,” the Prime Minister said.

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The main aim of the National Voters' Day celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize enrollment of the Indian Voters, especially for the new voters. NewsGram

The day of the dignified Voters of India, The National Voters’ Day is celebrated every year since 2011 all across the nation to mark the establishment day of the Election Commission of India on January 25, 1950.

The main aim of the National Voters’ Day celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize enrollment of the Indian Voters, especially for the new voters.

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Despite making claims its protecting people from harm and abuse during elections, Google is allegedly helping scammers target Americans as they search for information on voting before the November presidential election.

According to a report by Washington-based Tech Transparency Project (TTP), Google is allowing scammers to prey on Americans seeking information about how to vote in the upcoming election, undercutting the company’s claims that it’s helping people navigate the process of registering to vote, securing a mail-in ballot or finding their polling place.

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In a significant find, researchers have discovered that right-wing users are more effective in using Facebook-owned WhatsApp to spread news, disinformation and opinions during elections.

After performing the first large-scale analysis of partisan WhatsApp groups in the context of Brazil’s 2018 election, the researchers from Northwestern University found that right-wing groups in Brazil were much more numerous and shared substantially more multimedia content and YouTube videos than left-wing groups.

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