When you find some of the biggest names of the country on the streets and even queuing behind the common man, you know there’s something important going on. That sight has been common ever since the Lok Sabha elections, the make or break for the ruling party and the government, kicked off last week. As the second phase of the polls were conducted on Thursday, celebrities turned up in big numbers to fulfill their democratic right. While superstars like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan’s appearances at the polling booths made headlines early in the day, there were many others who were snapped later on and a lot of them even posted selfies proudly showcasing their inked fingers.
Suriya-Jyothika, Shruti Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha Krishnan, Siddharth, Regina Cassandra, Sivakarthikeyan, Sivakumar, Nasser, Vivek, Vadivelu, Soundarya, Aishwaryaa, Latha Rajinikanth, Chinmayi Sripaada, were among those who fulfilled their duty as citizens of the country. Many of them also took to their social media handles to show their inked fingers.
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With 95 seats, 1619 candidates and 179880 polling booths at disposition the states that will go to polls on Thursday are:
Assam (5 seats), Bihar (5 seats), Chhattisgarh (3 seats), Jammu and Kashmir (2 seats), Karnataka (14 seats), Maharashtra (10 seats), Manipur (1 seat), Odisha (5 seats), Tamil Nadu (38 seats), Uttar Pradesh (8 seats), West Bengal(3 seats) and Puducherry (1 seat).
Twenty states with 91 seats went to polls during the Phase I of the Lok Sabha elections. The remaining five phases are spread till May 19, before the results are announced on May 23.