PM Shows Inked Finger After Voting In Gujarat, Drops In At Brother’s
In Ahmedabad today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi voted in the second round of the elections for the Gujarat Assembly. A multitude of people cheered as the PM made his way to the polling place at Nishan Public School. He said hello to those he passed while standing in line to cast his ballot.
He then made his way to his older brother Soma Modi’s residence, which was close to the polling place. PM Modi praised the Indian Election Commission and the electorate for observing the “festival of democracy.”
“Voters in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, and Delhi have celebrated this festival of democracy with great excitement and hope. I congratulate the people of the country for this celebration of democracy. I also congratulate the Election Commission for conducting elections so magnificently, developing this great tradition of conducting elections that bolsters our prestige in the world,” he said while speaking to reporters.
PM Modi urged the state’s citizens to cast their ballots in big numbers this morning. Today’s voting started at 8 am and will last until 5 pm. “urging everyone who would be participating in Gujarat Elections Phase 2 to vote, especially women and young people. At roughly 9:00 AM, I’ll be voting in Ahmedabad “Premier Modi tweeted.
Amit Shah, the union minister of the interior, will also vote today in Ahmedabad. The BJP, which has controlled elections in Ahmedabad’s 16 urban seats since 1990, considers each of them to be essential.
In 14 districts of north and central Gujarat, voting is being conducted in the second and final round for 93 Assembly constituencies. Over 2.51 crore voters will decide the destiny of 833 candidates from 61 parties who are running in the second round of voting.
On December 1, the first round of voting for 89 seats in Kutch, Saurashtra, and South Gujarat came to a close, with a 63.31 percent turnout overall.
Low voter turnout in the first round of the Gujarat election led the Election Commission to criticise Gujarat citizens for their “urban apathy.”
On December 8, the results of the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh will be shared.
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