Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted a series of tweets encouraging the voters of India to turnout in huge numbers to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections that are scheduled to take place in April-May. Urging the leaders of political parties, Bollywood and sports personalities to create awareness among the citizens on the importance of voting, which is a paramount task in front of the nation currently.
In a series of tweets, PM Modi tagged leaders of the parties in alliance with BJP including Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Bihar CM and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, LJP leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and Sikkim CM and SDF leader Pawan Chamling asking them to solicit support and actively participate in improving the voter turnout across the country during election 2019.
In another tweet, he tagged young leaders of the allies including Shiv Sena's Yuva Sena president Aditya Thackeray and LJP MP Chirag Paswan to increase awareness among the youth, urging them to their best to ensure high public participation in the elections.
Earlier on Wednesday, PM Modi posted his blog titled 'Four Requests For Democracy', in which he wrote on what it means to be a part of democracy and engage in it through voting.
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.
On Sunday, PM Modi had extended congratulatory message to the Election Commission and to the voters of the nation who are going to elect its new government. In a series of tweets, PM Modi had urged the Indians to enrich the Lok Sabha election with their active participation, adding that the festival of democracy - elections - are here.