With only two days left for the nation to witness the biggest celebration of democracy, political candidates are taking the high roads to campaign in their respective constituencies, seeking votes from the citizens. The filing of nomination forms for the seven phases of 2019 polls is underway. Amid the election fever, a Lok Sabha nominee from Uttar Pradesh caught the attention of the people with his unique admission while filing his nomination.
Sanyukt Vikas Party candidate Vaidh Raj Kishan from Uttar Pradesh on Monday dressed as a bridegroom, rode a horse en route the election commission to file his nomination for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019. He was seen all clad in a sherwani with a turban typical of a bridegroom as he rode the horse, while people surrounded him were seen dancing to popular Bollywood songs being played by wedding bands, in what appeared like a marriage procession.
In a tweet posted by news agency ANI, Vaidh Raj Kishan said "Rajniti ka daamad bann ke jaa raha hoon. Dulhan toh 28 May ke baad aaegi. (I am going as the son-in-law of politics. The bride will come after May 23)."
"Today is my marriage anniversary, that is why I have become bridegroom. I have come here to file nomination as 'damad' of politics," he further added as quoted by news agency PTI.
Meanwhile, Lok Sabha elections are set to kickstart on April 11. Polling will take place in seven phases on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12, and May 19. With both the BJP and Congress having had released their election manifestos enlisting their promises for the voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the stakes have increased to top-notch for the Prime Ministerial post. May 23 will decide the fate of the 543 Lok Sabha seats.