PM Narendra Modi has begun a campaign encouraging young people to vote in the Lok Sabha polls which will begin in less than a month. In a blog he has written appealing to the Indian youth to register and carry out their duty of voting and spread awareness about the right and responsibility to vote in our democracy. He posted a blog from his website on the topic on Twitter.
He has followed the blog with a social media campaign appealing to the personalities.
He tagged well known wrestling sheroes Phogat sisters - Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat, Ritu Phogat and Vinesh Phogat urging them to support the movement to ensure greater voter participation in 'Chunavi Dangal'.
"The prolific Phogat sisters, @geeta_phogat, @BabitaPhogat, @PhogatRitu and @Phogat_Vinesh manifest the best of Indian sporting talent. We've seen you in the wrestling world. I urge you all to support the movement to ensure greater voter participation in the 'Chunavi Dangal.'
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In his blog titled 'Four Requests For Democracy', he wrote about the what it means to be a part of democracy and engage in it. He also wrote about how the process of voting can be celebration than a drag.
"A vote signifies the willingness to contribute to the development trajectory of the nation. By voting, people connect themselves with the country’s dreams and aspirations.Let us create an environment where getting one’s voter card and casting a vote, especially for the first time, become occasions for celebration," he wrote.
He also shared about four points one can follow to rigorously participate in the democracy.
Here is the voting date for each phase: