New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to come out in record numbers and exercise their franchise as the first phase of polling started in Manipur. Voting is underway for 38 Assembly seats in the North Eastern state.
In a tweet, the PM Modi wrote, “Urging all those voting today in the first phase of the Manipur Assembly elections to turnout in record numbers and cast their vote. I particularly call upon the young and first time voters to exercise their franchise.”
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah urged the people to come out in large numbers and vote for a prosperous Manipur.
“I urge the people of Manipur, especially the youth to vote in large numbers. Your one vote will keep this beautiful state free from insurgency, blockade and corruption,” he tweeted.
BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda also took to twitter and wrote, “Today, the first phase of Manipur Assembly Elections are being conducted on 38 seats. Your one vote will decide the future of your state and nation. Urging all to come out in large numbers and vote.”