Rangashree teams become part of Street Play Campaign in tribal areas in connection with Lok Sabha Election 2019.The Street Play Campaign was inaugurated by Mr. Teeka Ram Meena IAS, Additional Chief Secretary and Chief Electoral Officer, Kerala at Kuttichal Panchayath, Thiruvananthapuram on 17 February 2019. The Street Play-'My Vote My right' is being performed at the selected 29 spots by Rangashree teams as part of the Street Play Campaign.
To uphold the spirit of free and fair elections, Election Commission of India had declared 'Accessible Elections' as their theme.
The Street Play Campaign envisages at making the tribal people aware about the importance of the elections and ensure the full participation of the tribal voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and make them aware of the VVPAT (Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail) / Voting machine. The street plays are being performed by the Rangashree teams focusing on the places where the tribal reside. The Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation System (SVEEP) was implemented for ensuring that maximum number of voters are using their right to vote. Under this programme, Street plays would be conducted in selected 5 districts viz., Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Palakkad and Wayanad.
The street play stressed on the importance of casting vote, It also reminded that voting right is not only men's right, but also women's as well. The street play also gave awareness on how to add name in the voter's list, how to vote, the identity proofs for casting vote, how to correct the errors in the voting list and how to add name to the voting list online through Ashaya centres.
The street play also educated the public, not to vote upon anyone's pressure. Along with the street play, voting machine and VVPAT was also introduced to the public.