As India goes to polls for Phase 4 of Lok Sabha General Elections 2019, several Bollywood celebrities were spotted coming out to cast their votes. Joining the Bandwagon was Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher, who extended a video message for his followers after exercising his rights.
The actor took to Twitter and shared a heartfelt message urging netizens to go out and vote. Proudly showing his inked finger in the video the actor said that he has cast his vote and exercised his right in this festival of Democracy. He further asked his followers to go and cast their vote to make India's democracy stronger.
He captioned the post saying, "I exercised my democratic right. Did you? Please vote."
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Further posting a picture of him voting on Instagram, he wrote, "If you don’t vote, you lose the right to complain.” To cast your vote is the most empowering feeling in the world.🙏"
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India enters its Phase 4 of Lok Sabha General Elections on April 29. 72 parliamentary constituencies spread across nine states is going to polls. With the political discourse widening as popular faces from varied fields entering the political stream to full-fledged campaigning underway across the country.
Here are the details for Phase 4:
Date for Scrutiny of nominations: April 2
Last date of polling: April 29
Date of counting: May 23
This phase will see 957 candidates contesting for 72 seats in 9 states going to polls:
Bihar - 5
Jammu and Kashmir - 1
Jharkhand - 3
Madhya Pradesh - 6
Maharashtra - 17
Orissa - 6
Rajasthan - 13
Uttar Pradesh - 13
West Bengal - 8
Some of the big candidates contesting the elections are: Union Minister Giriraj Singh, former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, former union minister Milind Murli Deora, parliamentarian Dimple Yadav (wife of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav), three-time parliamentarian Ram Chandra Paswan, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief and former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, former parliamentarian Priya Dutt, NCP chief Sharad Pawar's grandnephew Parth Pawar, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid, Moon Moon Sen from TMC and Union Minister Babul Supriyo.