Guwahati: The CEO Assam has appointed Assam cricketer Riyan Parag as one of the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) icons for the Assam Assembly Elections 2021.
Parag who has recently turned into an eligible voter will promote the SVEEP activities among voters, targeting a voting percentage of over 85% in the upcoming general assembly election in poll-bound Assam.
CEO Assam, Nitin Khade at the Janata Bhawan, Guwahati, said, “Riyan Parag had turned into an eligible voter recently, and we will hand over electoral registration certificate as a voter. He along with other SVEEP icons will promote the SVEEP activities among voters in order to encourage youngsters to exercise their democratic rights of voting.”
The CEO also released mascots-Bohag and Bohagi and a theme song to reach out to the electorates in the state.
It is noteworthy to mention that apart from cricketer Riyan Parag, Assamese actor Kopil Bora, Assamese singer Anindita Paul & Northeast’s first para-cyclist Rakesh Banik have been appointed as the SVEEP icons for the Assam Assembly Elections 2021.