Lok Sabha Polls 2019: These seniors show how to nurture India’s vibrant democracy
Updated On : 18 Apr 2019,02:36 PM
Voters in 95 constituencies are going for polls in the second phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Challenging their age elderly people were seen outside the polling booths across the country. The polling began at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm. Polling will seal the political future of a total of 85 candidates contesting from different parties in the EVMs. 11 states and a Union territory are exercising their franchise. They include Tamil Nadu (38), Karnataka (14), Maharashtra (10), Uttar Pradesh (8), Assam (5), Bihar (5), Odisha (5), Chhattisgarh (3), West Bengal (3), Jammu and Kashmir (2), and one each in Manipur, Tripura and Puducherry. Here are some pictures of senior citizens casting votes.
105-year-old Kavaibai Kamble along with her family cast her vote at a polling station in Maharashtra’s Harangul Budruk in Latur constituency.
An 80-year-old patient, Jogindero Devi, comes from Kathua district hospital at polling booth number 2, in Kathua, to cast her vote for Lok Sabha Elections 2019. She will return to the hospital after casting her vote.
90-year-old Urmila cast their votes at polling booth number 39 in Bihar’s Bhagalpur.
A senior citizen couple, 91-year-old Shrinivas and 84-year-old Manjula, cast their votes at a polling booth in Jayanagar of Bangalore South Parliamentary constituency in Karnataka.