The first phase of polling in the Lok Sabha elections will take place on Thursday. (File photo)
With the Lok Sabha elections just round the corner, a school in Lucknow has done its bit to encourage people to exercise their franchise. The Christ Church College in Lucknow will add extra 10 marks to the final results of those students whose parents will cast their votes on the day of polling. As per reports, "Ten marks will be added to those students' final results whose parents will vote in the elections," RK Chattree, principal of the school, said.
Apart from this, the school has put up a banner on the gate which says: "Voting is the expression of commitment to self and to the country. We appeal to all the parents to exercise their right to vote. The college promises to award 10 marks to the students' final result whose parents will vote."
Several schools and educational institutes across the country have adopted several measures to promote voting in Lok Sabha elections 2019. Such methods include different competitions, marches, slogan writing and providing extra marks to motivate students for asking their parents to vote per reports.
The first phase of polling in the Lok Sabha elections will take place on Thursday.