Maharashtra Elections: Rishi Kapoor Casts His Vote In Mumbai

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Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor who returned to the country recently, was seen arriving at a polling booth in Mumbai to cast his vote on Monday, October 21

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

With Maharashtra assembly elections underway, several Bollywood actors including Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan and others have come forward to exercise their right. Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor who returned to the country last month, was seen arriving at a polling booth in Mumbai to cast his vote on Monday, October 21. The actor came out of the polling station and posed, flaunting his inked finger. 

Take a look:

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Rishi Kapoor looked absolutely healthy and cheerful as he waved at the shutterbugs while walking towards the polling station.


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Rishi Kapoor urged fans to vote during 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Rishi Kapoor never sheers away from expressing his opinion about several issues concerning the society and nation. The actor who has been in the US for 11 months owing to his Cancer treatment couldn't cast his vote during the Lok Sabha polls earlier this year. However, the veteran had urged the citizens to vote without fail whatever the situation might be.

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Maharashtra Elections

Polling is currently underway in Maharashtra, with a voter turnout at 43.6% at 4pm. Various senior leaders like CM Devendra Fadnavis, Uddhav Thackeray, Raj Thackeray, Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal and Smriti Irani were seen voting. Bollywood too came out in big numbers to exercise their democratic rights. Many A-listers of Bollywood including the Khans, Deepika Padukone, and more were spotted voting at their respective poll booths.

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In Maharashtra, the BJP-Shiv Sena Alliance are pitted against the Congress-NCP alliance. In the saffron alliance, BJP will be contesting on 164 seats, and Shiv Sena will fight on 126 seats in Maharashtra. Alliance partners of BJP have fielded 14 candidates under the party's lotus symbol. On the other hand, the Congress and the NCP are contesting on an equal number of seats, that is 125 each in the 288-member Assembly and its allies on the remaining 38 seats.



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