In Pictures: PM Modi leads stalwart voters for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Polls
Updated On : 23 Apr 2019,02:34 PM
Polling is underway for the third and largest phase of Lok Sabha election in 116 seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat and Kerala, with BJP president Amit Shah, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several Union ministers among prominent candidates in the fray. The voting time for Phase 3 elections is from 7 am to 6 pm. PM Modi reached Ahmedabad on Tuesday morning, where he cast his vote. Making an appeal to voters to cast their votes, PM Modi said, "Like terrorism's power is IED, people's power is voting." In the first two phases, election was held to 91 and 96 seats on April 11 and April 18 respectively. Election to 543 seats are being held in seven phases. The counting of votes will be on May 23. Here are some stalwart voters who exercised their franchise.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben on Tuesday cast her vote for the Lok Sabha polls at a booth in Gujarat's Gandhinagar district.
BJP president Amit Shah, who is contesting the Lok Sabha poll from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat, cast his vote here on Tuesday and urged people to exercise their democratic right for ensuring the country's security and boosting the economy.
Social activist Anna Hazare after casting his vote in Ralegan Siddhi,Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra.
Congress leader and current sitting MP Shashi Tharoor cast his vote, along with his mother, at a polling station in Thiruvananthapuram.
Congress leader Hardik Patel casts his vote at booth number 252/355 in Surendranagar constituency.
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant along with his wife Sulakshana Sawant exercised his franchise at booth no 47, Government Primary School, Kothambi, in Sankhali Constituency.
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani casts his vote at a polling booth at Shahpur Hindi School in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.
PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti casts vote at polling booth number-37D in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.