The office-bearers of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) met Ravindra Thakre, District Collector and District Election Officer at District Collectorate on Thursday. VIA assured their support to raise public awareness about voting during State Legislative Assembly elections.
The meeting was part of an outreach programme of the district administration to raise voting percentage in the elections now.
During the Lok Sabha elections held earlier this year, less than 50 percent polling was reported in 2100 polling booths in Nagpur City.
Dr. Suhas Buddhe, Vice President of VIA assured that they would appeal to the industrial fraternity of Vidarbha Region to participate in voting in big numbers. Dr. Suhas Buddhe, Pankaj Bhokare and others were prominently present in the meeting.