Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached out to several celebrities across domains urging them to encourage the voters of India to come out and execute their rights. In a series of Tweets, he addressed several A-listers from the sports and entertainment industry asking them to create voter awareness. In one of the posts, he tagged 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' actor Vicky Kaushal along with Varun Dhawan and Ranveer Singh, asking to join the initiative and influence the young voters.
Drawing reference to Vicky's iconic 'How's the Josh' dialogue and Ranveer's 'Apna Time Aayega', the Prime Minister Tweeted, "My young friends @RanveerOfficial, @Varun_dvn & @vickykaushal09, Many youngsters admire you. It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai and that it is time to turn up with high Josh to a voting center near you."
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Following the same, actor Vicky Kaushal responded to the country chief's call. Sharing the same stance with PM Modi, the actor pointed out how 'every vote is a building block for democracy'.
He re-tweeted Narendra Modi's post saying, "Absolutely Sir. Every vote is a building block for democracy. Let us celebrate the world's largest democracy by making sure that each one of us goes out and votes!"
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Meanwhile, apart from this, PM Narendra Modi also shared 'Four requests for Democracy' wherein he appealed to the eligible young voters to register for voting and encouraged people to spread awareness about the importance of voting in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
This comes barely four weeks ahead of the first phase of the Lok Sabha election, scheduled on April 11. The Election Commission on Sunday announced the dates of General Elections 2019. The nation will go into polls in seven phases beginning from April 11 till May 19. The counting of votes for all the states is scheduled to take place on May 23.