The prime minister tagged actors Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan and also Amitabh Bachchan and filmmaker Karan Johar to “creatively ensure high voter awareness and participation in the coming elections.”
“Voting is not only a right but it’s also a duty. Dear @BeingSalmanKhan and @aamir_khan.” “It is time to inspire and motivate youth in your own Andaz to vote so that we can strengthen Apna Democracy & Apna country.”
He also urged actors Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Varun Dhawan among others saying, “I am sure their message will have a positive impact on our citizens.”
He also tagged top politicians including Congress president Rahul Gandhi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
“I appeal to @RahulGandhi, @MamataOfficial, @PawarSpeaks, @Mayawati, @yadavakhilesh, @yadavtejashwi and @mkstalin to encourage increased voter participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. A high turnout augurs well for our democratic fabric,” reads one of the tweets posted by PM Modi.