The motive behind organizing this rally was to increase the voting percentage by creating awareness among the voters.

Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev flagged off the rally outside the South Delhi District Election Office at 11 am. The main attraction of the rally was the vintage cars and the super bikes. The event continued till 5.30 pm.

As soon as the super bikes hit the roads, people turned out in large numbers to see and touch the classic machines. Everyone present at the rally wanted to get photographed with vintage cars and bikes in the frame.

Returning Officer Manoj Dwivedi said that businessman of the Civil Society also participated in the rally.

Manoj further said that the people from the posh localities of South Delhi don’t step out to vote on the polling day and adding this rally was organized to make them conscious about their right to vote and to increase the voting percentage.

The rally went through the localities of Sanik Farm, Vasant Kunj, Mehrauli, Vasant Vihar, Munirka, Hauz Khas, Green Park, Greater Kailash and few more posh colonies of South Delhi.

To convey the message behind the rally, a loud speaker was installed in a vintage jipsy. Announcements were made asking the people to exercise their right to vote.
Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev along with his family members sat in the vintage car and participated in the awareness programme.

Owner of ‘1947 vintage car’, Garewal said that he was happy to be a part of the awareness programme.

Riding the suzuki hayabusa, Chandan said that he was excited about making the residents of South Delhi aware about the right to vote.

Jaspreet’s honda goldwing was also center of attraction.

JPN/Bureau