Added on : 2019-03-13 16:53:55
PM Modi covered a wide spectrum of politicians, sportsmen, journlaists and filmstars. From Rahul Gandhi and Mamta Banerji to Virat Kohli, Ranveer Singh and Vicky Kaushal in tweets, urging them to help bring more people out to vote in the April-May elections. As renowned film personalities whose work is admired by many people, I am sure their message will have a positive impact on our citizens. It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai and that it is time to turn up with high Josh to a voting centre near you," he tweeted tagging Ranveer Singh and Vicky Kaushal, using wildly popular catchphrases from their blockbuster movies "Gully Boy" and "Uri".
Modi tagged Rahul Gandhi, Mamta Banerjee, Sharad Pawar, Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashvi Yadav and MK Stalin in tweets and said, he appealed to them to “encourage increased voter participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. A high turnout augurs well for our democratic fabric.”
In his next tweet, he tagged Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy, urging them to "work towards bringing maximum Indians to the polling booths in the upcoming elections. May voter awareness efforts be strengthened across the length and breadth of India."
To Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan and Pawan Chamling, he wrote: "Soliciting your support and active participation in improving voting across the country in the coming elections. Let us strive to create an atmosphere where maximum voting can take place."
"A vote is a great way to make the people's voice heard," he tweeted legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and composer AR Rahman.
Former cricketers were also tagged, "Come, it is time to inspire people once again, this time to vote in record numbers," PM Modi tweeted Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman and Virendra Sehwag.
The national election will be held in seven rounds between April 11 and May 19 and the results will be declared on May 23.