Aamir Khan become Election Commission’s National Icon for Lok Sabha Elections 2014. He is the fifth national icon selected by the Election Commission. The other four national icons were President A P J Abdul Kalam, cricketer M S Dhoni, badminton star Saina Nehwal and boxer Mary Kom.
The EC recorded a video and audio campaign which shows Aamir Khan urging people to vote ethically.
EC hopes all the new channels and radio networks will air the campaigns for creating voter awareness. EC also told state chief electoral officers to ensure that these campaigns are aired by the regional networks.