PM Narendra Modi Tweets to Influencers in Bid to Boost Voter TurnoutMarch 13, 2019 14:53
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With only a month left for Lok Sabha elections in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to beef up democracy in India. He has taken the lead to inviting people to a political extravaganza.
The dates for the general elections were announced last Sunday and since then political parties are observing model code of conduct.
PM Modi took to twitter and tagged influential people, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, and asked them to pass the plea to their followers.
Here are some of the tweets that PM Modi shared:
My fellow Indians,— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
Urging you all to strengthen voter awareness efforts across India.
Let us all ensure maximum number of Indians come out to vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
When @mangeshkarlata Didi, @sachin_rt and @arrahman say something, the nation takes note!— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
I humbly request these remarkable personalities to inspire more citizens to come out and vote in the 2019 elections.
A vote is a great way to make the people's voice heard.
Urging @SrBachchan, @iamsrk and @karanjohar to creatively ensure high voter awareness and participation in the coming elections.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
Because...its all about loving your democracy (and strengthening it). :)
Dear @msdhoni, @imVkohli and @ImRo45,— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
You are always setting outstanding records on the cricketing field but this time, do inspire the 130 crore people of India to set a new record of high voter turnout in the upcoming elections.
When this happens, democracy will be the winner!
Dear @anilkumble1074, @VVSLaxman281 and @virendersehwag - your heroic deeds on the cricket pitch have inspired millions.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
Come, it is time to inspire people once again, this time to vote in record numbers.
The prolific Phogat sisters, @geeta_phogat, @BabitaPhogat, @PhogatRitu and @Phogat_Vinesh manifest the best of Indian sporting talent.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
We've seen you in the wrestling world.
I urge you all to support the movement to ensure greater voter participation in the 'Chunavi Dangal.'
Respected @CitiznMukherjee,— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
Being among India's most prolific statesmen and someone who has been active in politics for decades, you would understand the power of a vote. I request you to appeal to the people to enrich the festival of democracy by participating in large numbers.
Dear @srikidambi, @Pvsindhu1 & @NSaina,— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
The core of badminton is the court and the core of democracy is the vote.
Just like you smash records, do also inspire a record-breaking voter turnout. I request you to increase voter awareness & motivate youth to vote in large numbers.
Dear @Mohanlal and @iamnagarjuna,— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2019
Your performances have entertained millions over the years and you have also won many awards. I request you to create greater voter awareness and urge people to vote in large numbers.
The award here is, a vibrant democracy.
Tagging people in a series of over 25 tweets, PM Modi requested them to vote and also ask other people in their circles to vote.
By Sowmya Sangam