PM Modi urges Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit to inspire people set a new record of high voter turnout

The upcoming Lok Sabha Election 2019 is less than a month away, with the first phase all set to start on April 11. It is to be noted that the polls will be conducted across India till May 19 and counting is scheduled to take place on May 23.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and urged sportspersons, Bollywood personalities, politicians among several others to do their part in inspiring a record-breaking huge voter turnout.

PM Modi tagged top cricketers like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and also non-cricketing personalities like Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, Geeta Phogat, Neeraj Chopra, etc.

“Dear @msdhoni, @imVkohli and @ImRo45, You are always setting outstanding records on the cricketing field but this time, do inspire the 130 crore people of India to set a new record of high voter turnout in the upcoming elections. When this happens, democracy will be the winner!,” PM Modi wrote.

“Dear @anilkumble1074, @VVSLaxman281 and @virendersehwag – your heroic deeds on the cricket pitch have inspired millions. Come, it is time to inspire people once again, this time to vote in record numbers,” PM Modi wrote.

“Dear @srikidambi, @Pvsindhu1 & @NSaina, The core of badminton is the court and the core of democracy is the vote. Just like you smash records, do also inspire a record-breaking voter turnout. I request you to increase voter awareness & motivate youth to vote in large numbers,” PM Modi wrote.

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