Malayalam film stars Mohanlal and Aju Varghese were spotted in Kerala casting their votes as the third phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 kicked off. The two were photographed standing in a queue as they waited to register their vote.
(Actor Aju Varghese)
Malayalam filmstar Aju Varghese also posted a selfie on his social media account, proudly showing off his inked finger and also urging people to exercise their right to vote. "Voting is not just our Right, It’s our Responsibility..", read his tweet.
From spokesperson jumping parties to controversial statements on martyrs and ambiguity on the Congress president's citizenship, amid all the political bustle the country walks into the third phase of Parliamentary elections on April 23.
With 15 states, 117 seats and 1640 candidates in fray, the states that will go to polls on Tuesday are-
Assam (4), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (7), Gujarat (26), Goa (2), Jammu and Kashmir (1), Karnataka (20), Maharashtra (14), Odisha (6), Uttar Pradesh (10), West Bengal (5), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1), Daman and Diu (1)
Rahul Gandhi (Congress), Amit Shah (BJP), Feroze Varun Gandhi (BJP), Azam Khan (SP), Jaya Prada (BJP), Shivpal Singh Yadav (PSP-Lohia), Mulayam Singh Yadav (SP), Badruddin Ajmal (AIUDF), Sharad Yadav (RJD), Ranjeet Ranjan (Congress), Sarfaraz Alam (RJD), Vijay Baghel (BJP), Jyotsna Mahant (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP), Arpita Ghosh (TMC), Abhijit Mukherjee (Congress), Badaruddoza Khan (CPI-M), Abu Taher Khan (TMC), Prakash Hukkeri (Congress), VS Ugrappa (Congress), Ananthkumar Hegde (BJP), Supriya Sule (NCP), Girish Bapat (BJP),
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