Modi urges Rahul, others to motivate voters
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged Congress president Rahul Gandhi and other politicians, sportspersons, actors and business leaders to encourage maximum voter engagement in 2019 general elections in April-May.
“I appeal to Rahul Gandhi, (West Bengal Chief Minister) Mamata (Banerjee), (NCP chief) Sharad Pawar, (BSP supremo) Mayawati, (SP chief) Akhilesh Yadav, (RJD leader) Tejashwi Yadav and (DMK chief) M K Stalin to encourage increased voter participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. A high turnout augurs well for our democratic fabric,” he tweeted.
He also mentioned sportspersons P V Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, S Kidambi; actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, business leaders Ratan Tata and Anand Mahindra to encourage more voting in polls.