Taapsee Pannu on Sunday afternoon shared a beautiful picture with her mother and family after they came out of the polling booth. The actress cast her vote in the ongoing Phase 6 of Lok Sabha Elections in Delhi.
Wishing Mother's Day along with her vote appeal, Taapsee Pannu wrote: "Me and my maa for ‘Bharat maa’ #HappyMothersDay #GoVote #DelhiVotes." In another picture, Taapsee shared the frame with her entire family and said: "And the ‘tabbar’ votes.... #DelhiVotes #GoVoteDelhi" [sic]
Here's the post:
Talking about the polling in the national capital, Delhi recorded 20.37 per cent polling till 11 am on Sunday, officials said.
Voting began at 7 am and is scheduled to go on till 6 pm.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were among noted personalities who cast their vote.
New Delhi, which is home to many VVIP voters, recorded 17.99 per cent voting till 11 am while Northeast Delhi recorded 22.32 per cent of votes.
The voting percentage for the rest of the five seats was: East Delhi (20.56 per cent), Northwest Delhi (21.41 per cent), West Delhi (20.76 per cent), South Delhi (21.22 per cent) and Chandni Chowk (18.31 per cent).
Polling also started late on some booths while there were reports of EVM malfunctioning in different parts of the city.
Over 1.43 crore people in Delhi are eligible to vote in this election which will decide the fate of 164 candidates, of which 18 are women. There are 43 independent candidates.
India is celebrating the largest exercise in democratic franchise anywhere in the world, and one with high stakes at that, as over 900 million citizens will seal the fate of their preferred candidate and party to 543 Parliamentary seats.
Amid the blame-game between the parties and the issue of 'national security' continuing its presence as a poll issue, the country on May 12, Sunday slips into the sixth phase of elections. On Sunday, 59 constituencies across six states and one union territory votes to seal the fate of 979 candidates.
Voting will take place for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, eight seats each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, seven in Delhi and four in Jharkhand.
(With Inputs from PTI)