Bemetara district is a newly constituted district of the state of Chhattisgarh, which was formed on January 1, 2012 after partition of the Durg district. It is located on the northern side of the durg district. Total area of the district is 2854.81 sq. km. and the total population of the district is approximately 795759. The boundary of the district is surrounded by 7 districts of Chhattisgarh state ie Durg, Raipur, Baloda Bazar, Bilaspur, Kawardha and Rajnandgaon.

Bemetara Collector
Collector & District Magistrate Shri Vilas Sandeepan Bhoskar, IAS

On the occasion of 12th National Voters’ Day, Election Commission of India launched a National Voter  Awareness  contest-  ‘My  Vote  is my  Future-  Power  of  One  Vote’  to  reiterate  the importance  of  every  vote  through  creative  expression.  The  National  Voter  Awareness  Contest by  the  Election  Commission  of  India’s  SVEEP  (Systematic  Voters’  Education  and  Electoral Participation)  program  taps  into the  talent  and  creativity  of  people,  while  also  strengthening democracy  through  their  active  involvement.  Open to all age groups, the contest aims at celebrating ideas and content curated on the theme of the importance of every single vote in a democracy. The website ( is developed to provide a detailed overview of the five contests to all the participants.  The following are the comprehensive details of each contest.

CONTEST TIMELINE: January 25, 2022 – March 15, 2022

THEME: “My Vote is My Future: Power of One Vote”

CONTESTS:  1. Quiz Contest 2. Song Contest 3. Video Making Contest 4. Poster Design Contest  5. Slogan Contest

CONTEST CATEGORIES: The song contest, video-making contest, and poster design contest are classified into three categories:  1. Amateur 2. Professional  3. Institutional

Participants can participate in any of the following categories:

Amateur: A person who does singing/video making/poster designing as a hobby, for a creative urge, but her/his major source of revenue is  from some other means is considered as ‘Amateur’.

Professional: A person whose main source of livelihood is from singing/video making/poster designing or working in any form where the major source of revenue is through singing/video making/poster designing – is considered to be ‘Professional’.  It may kindly be noted that, if selected, the participant shall submit a certificate to testify in the professional category.

Institutional: Educational Institutions such as schools, colleges, universities and organization registered under relevant Central or State Government Act can take part in the Institutional category.

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