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Modi Urges Odisha CM, Others To Motivate Voters

13 March 2019


Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other politicians, sportspersons, actors, business leaders to encourage maximum voter engagement in 2019 general elections in April-May.

"I call upon KCR Garu, @Naveen_Odisha, @hd_kumaraswamy, @ncbn and @ysjagan 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," he tweeted.

He also called upon Congress president Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata (Banerjee), NCP chief Sharad Pawar, BSP supremo Mayawati, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and DMK chief M.K. Stalin to encourage increased voter participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Besides, Modi also mentioned sportspersons P.V. Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi; actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan; business leaders Ratan Tata, Anand Mahindra to encourage more voting in polls.