Advertisement on train coaches to raise voter awareness

New Delhi: The Railways has put advertisements on train coaches in its efforts to raise voter awareness on directions of the Election Commission of India.

The Railways is putting with vinyl wrappings appealing citizens above 18 years to exercise their voting rights in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.

The first such train, Kerala Express, set off from New Delhi Railway Station to Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.

The country will vote to elect its new government in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.