Dehradun (DIPR)-While terming the local civic body elections as a festival of democracy, Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat has appealed the residents of the state to exercise their right to franchise. Chief Minister said that local bodies are a strong base of our democracy and their strengthening also prepares the basis for the strengthening of parliamentary democracy of the country. In this manner, local bodies also have significant contribution in democracy. Chief Minister said that we all can contribute to the strengthening of democracy by voting with independence and fairness. It is also responsibility of all of us to ensure participation in this.
Chief Minister will cast his vote on Sunday (November 18) at DAV Public School, Defence Colony.