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PM Modi urges 18-year olds to register as voter and exercise their franchise

In Remarks Assuming Significance In View Of Upcoming Assembly Polls In 5 States, The Prime Minister 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.'

PTI | Updated on: 25 Jan 2017, 11:16:47 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi:

On the National Voters’ Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged all those who turn 18 to register as a voter and exercise their franchise as “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.



In remarks assuming significance in view of upcoming assembly polls in 5 states, the Prime Minister 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.” 

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First Published : 25 Jan 2017, 11:10:00 AM