PM Narendra Modi urges 18-year-olds to register as voters on National Voters’ day
On the occasion of National Voters’ Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged all those who turn 18 to register as a voter and exercise their franchise, citing ‘elections are celebrations of democracy’.
“Wishing you all on National Voters Day. We greet the Election Commission & salute their important role in our democracy,” he tweeted.
“Elections are celebrations of democracy. They communicate the will of the people, which is supreme in a democracy,” he added.
PM’s message assumes special significance in the wake of the upcoming assembly polls in five crucial states. “I urge every eligible voter to exercise his or her franchise & call upon my young friends to register as voters when they turn 18,” Modi said.
I urge every eligible voter to exercise his or her franchise & call upon my young friends to register as voters when they turn 18.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 25, 2017
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