Shat Pratishat

What is Shat Pratishat?


Shat Pratishat is a campaign in patnership with State Election Commission, Maharashtra and Mumbai University targetted at the young citizens of Maharashtra to ensure 100% participation in the Mahavoter ‘Pledge to Vote’ campaign.

Lets change the game this election. Lets increase the Voter Percentage and take ownership of our city. Lets start by pledging to vote and getting everyone to take the pledge

We request the Mahavoter team appointed in each college to regiser below. Pull in more people in your team to execute the campaign in your college.

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Take the Mahavoter Pledge

‘Just Two Simple Steps’


the missed call

Grab your mobile phone.

Dial 9029-901-901

 The call automatically disconnects in 2-3 trings


interact with the bot

Click on the link that you’ll receive in the SMS
Open on FB Messenger.
Click on Pledge in main menu. Enter college code and take the pledge

Take Action

Lets change the game this election. Lets increase the Voter Percentage and take ownership of our city. Lets start by pledging to vote and getting everyone to take the pledge. Create a bigger team pulling in talented people from across the college. You will need content creators, photoshop experts, event managers, marketers and more.

The professor and the campus co-ordinators of each college (and their team) are responsible to execute the tasks below as a part of Shat Pratishat. Make sure you click pictures of the all the activities and share it on social media. Our facebook page is here, and our twitter handle is @OBDIndia. All the pictures that you share, tag our Facebook and Twitter handles, respectively.

Below you will find a bunch of activities which will help you gain maximum traction. Besides this, be creative and come up and execute your own ideas. Remember, you represent your institutes. We’ll feature the efforts taken by the most active institutes as a part of this campaign and share your pictures across the multiple mediums of the Mahavoter/OBD campaign. The colleges taking the most efforts (basis no. of pledges taken with using college pledge codes) will be recognized by Mumbai University and SEC, so this is as good an an inter-college competition. All the best!

Official hashtags: #VoteKarMaharashtra, #getInked

classroom announcements

Walk into each classroom with the Mahavoter team in college. Write the pledge missed call number and college code on the blackboard. Do a quick 2 min announcement (click here to download the sample script).

shat pratishat selfie

Take a selfie covering the entire crowd and upload on social media. Show them the Shat Pratishat presentation and appeal for them to give missed call and pledge to vote. Make sure that you share the pictures on your institution’s Facebook or Twitter page; and use the official hashtags #VoteKarMaharashtra #getInkedMumbai, tag OBD handles to qualify. Finally, tag every person in the pictures or ask them to tag themselves!

social media engagement

Use college’s existing page / twitter handle or create a new one to spread the word amongst your peers on social media. Text/ Visuals you can use are in the E-kit.Follow official MSEC and OBD handles for more content to share.

notice boards/posters

Create simple posters with the missed call number and your college’s code. Post it on the Notice board, canteen and other high visibility spots in college


Use whatsapp groups/ messenger groups/ other messaging groups to spread the message with the missed call number and your colleges code. Sample Content is available in E-kit.

the pledge walk

Organise a walk in the localities around the college campus and request citizens to take the pledge and vote in the elections.

adopt your neighbouring societies

Adopt 100 housing socities near your college. Create a sub team of 20 students who will create further teams which will target each building/ society in the neighborhood. Visit the building and get its residents to take the pledge and vote.

Download The E-Kit

The E-kit contains useful documents and graphics to make the awareness process easy and fun for you and your team. Download it today — and be the changemakers during this festival of democracy!