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JaaGo Re! One Billion Votes

Jaago Re!

As a part of RFGI's awareness campaign, it has tied up with Jaago Re! One Billion Votes to spread awareness amongst voters to come forward and register themselves for the coming Lok Sabha elections.

The Campaign

Jaago Re! One Billion Votes is a non-partisan nationwide movement launched by Janaagraha and Tata Tea to awaken and enable the citizens of India, especially the youth, to register for voting. As you read this the campaign is targeting young urban voters in India’s top 35 cities, an incredible one-third of India’s urban population. From here the campaign will keep expanding to include every one of our citizens, urban or rural, young or old, rich or poor, passionate or indifferent.

At the heart of the entire campaign is its website www.jaagore.com. It will take you only 5 minutes to fill in the online voter registration form and take a print out. It doesn’t end there. Using a state of the art mapping software we will show you exactly where to submit your application based on your location and constituency. If it was any easier you could do it in your sleep. If you’re already a registered voter and would like to receive the latest updates on election news join the OBV team by registering on www.jaagore.com.

If you have the desire to do more, Jaago Re! One Billion Votes has a multi level involvement plan that will enable you to get other people to register to vote in your campus or community. It doesn’t matter if you can only spare a couple of hours a week or a couple of hours everyday. You can make a difference.

Behind the Scenes Jaago Re!

One Billion Votes campaign is an initiative of Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (www.janaagraha.org) in partnership with Tata Tea Ltd. Janaagraha is a leading advocate for citizen’s participation in governance and seeks to find systemic solutions to the urban governance challenges facing India by working with union, state and local governments. Out of the 12 member team from Janaagraha (all younger than 30) that is running this campaign, five are alumni from IIT Madras, who gave up their private sector jobs to work solely on a cause they believe in. The campaign has an eminent Advisory Board, which includes Mr. NR Narayanamurthy (Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys), Mr. TS Krishnamurthy (ex Chief Election Commissioner of India), Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Tariq Ansari (MD, Mid-Day Multimedia).  

The campaign has been endorsed by the Election Commission of India.

RFGI and Jago Re! One Billion Votes urges all the Indian citizens to get involved in the general elections.




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