Todays Current Affairs from The Hindu, cVigil App by ECI

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Election Management Bodies across the World witness 17th Lok Sabha Elections

Heads & More than 65 Representatives from 20 Election Management Bodies across the World invited to witness the 17th Lok Sabha Elections as part of Election Commission’s Election Visitors Programme.

In the ongoing General Elections to 17th Lok Sabha some more than 65 delegates invited by Election Commission of India to join the Election Visitors Program.

The 17th Lok Sabha  covers across 543 Parliamentary Constituencies of the country.

My Vote Matters- Magazine

Todays Current Affairs The Hindu

Second issue of (Election Commission of India) ECI’s quarterly magazineMy Vote Matters” was also released on this occasion by the Commission.

First issue of this magazine presented by Chief Election Commissioner Sh Sunil Arora to the Hon’ble President of India Sh Ram Nath Kovind

It was presented on the National Voter’s Day i.e, 25th January 2019.

National Voters Day Theme 2019: “No Voter to be left behind”
Theme 2018: “Assessable Elections”

The Magazine “My Vote Matters”presents a comprehensive glimpse of preparatory initiatives in different States for the ongoing elections.

This Magazine is bilingual i.e, in English & Hindi

What is cVigil

‘cVIGIL’ stands for Vigilant Citizen.

Launched by Election Commission of India, cVIGIL is (an android app) a mobile application for citizens to report Model Code of Conduct and Expenditure violations during the elections.

cVIGIL app can be used for reporting violations from the date of notifications for bye-election/ assembly/ parliamentary elections.

What is unique in this app is that it allows only the Live Photo/ video with auto location capture from within the app to ensure digital evidence for flying squads to act upon in a time-bound manner.

The app can be used on any android smartphone with a camera, GPS connection, Internet and an android operating system of Jellybean and above.

With he help of this app the citizens can quickly report on incidents of political misconduct within minutes of having witnessed them and without the need of rushing to the office of returning officers.

A returning officer is responsible for overseeing elections in one or more constituencies.

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