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After PM Narendra Modi began a campaign on Twitter on Wednesday urging the nation to 'Vote for India' in the Elections 2019, inviting several well known people in the sphere of politics, sports, business, film industry and asking them to support and participate in his campaign, he has received an overwhelming response from these personalities.
PM Modi had written a blog before he started his social media campaign to encourage people to vote and support his campaign for the same.
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.
On Twitter he tagged several politicians from his party as well as opposing parties. Several politicians retweeted him and many also commented promising him their support.
Governor of Puducherry and BJP leader Kiran Bedi stressing on the importance of the voting process in a democracy.
Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma also cheered the campaign saying that 'the NorthEast is high on josh'.
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio also tweeted:
Sportspersons gave an enthusiastic response to PM Modi's call to inspire the nation to go to vote in the polls.
Here are wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt and Bajrang Punia's responses to PM Modi's call for 'Vote for India'.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra tweeted that he wanted maximum turnout in the elections which would make the democracy stronger.
Businessmen Anand Mahindra and Swami Ramdev also wrote back to PM Modi.
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik responded with a beautiful tweet posting pictures from his artwork on participation in voting.
Several stars from the film industry had many words of appreciation to say about the campaign.
Bollywood responded in exuberantly praising PM Modi for his effort for the campaign and urging everyone to vote.
Responding to PM Narendra Modi's request to aid in increasing the 2019 voter turnout, Bollywood celebrities in the likes of Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar and musician AR Rahman said:
Actors from 'Sonchiriya' fame Manoj Bajpayee and Bhumi Pednekar also tweeted:
Actors Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Alia Bhatt and Anushka Sharma also responded to PM's campaign saying:
Here's what acting powerhouse from Malayalam cinema Mohanlal and musical genius Shankar Mahadevan said about the 'Vote for India' initiative: