Voting for Empowerment

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RDF Matendla School has been engaging actively with its village community on a range of topics. Gram Panchayat elections were recently conducted in all districts. Matendla village recorded a poll rate of 97.5% with 841 out of 863 exercising their right to vote. The school Headmaster credits school students and alumni for motivating parents. Parent meetings were also conducted to explain the power of voting and the role of each individual in a democracy. Parents thereafter used their right to select a good leader for their community.

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