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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