During IPL, Ravi Ashwin tweets special request to PM Modi ahead of elections

Very recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged sportspersons, Bollywood personalities, politicians among several others to do their bit in inspiring the youths of the nation for 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. Modi also tagged Salman Khan and Aamir Khan.

“Voting is not only a right but it’s also a duty. It is time to inspire and motivate youth in your own Andaz to vote so that we can strengthen Apna Democracy & Apna country,” PM Modi tweeted.

Just a day ago, PM Modi tagged Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravichandran Ashwin and urged them to encourage voter awareness.

“On the cricket field, @SDhawan25, @BhuviOfficial and @ashwinravi99 shine with their incredible talent and absolute commitment towards their team. I urge them to encourage greater voter awareness and voter participation. Young India will follow their lead. #VoteKar,” PM Modi wrote.

In reply, Ravichandran Ashwin tweeted: “Always thought voting is the fulcrum of our democracy and I definitely would like to urge the entire country, each and everyone of you from every nook and corner of our country to vote and choose their rightful leader.”

The forthcoming Lok Sabha elections are less than three weeks away, with the first phase to start on April 11. It should be noted that the polls will be conducted across the nation till May 19 and counting of the votes is scheduled to take place on May 23 and results will likely to be declared on the same day itself.

It’s been confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be contesting elections from Varanasi parliamentary constituency.

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.