Actor Madhuri Dixit has been chosen as "goodwill ambassador" by the Chief Electoral Office in Maharashtra to create awareness among people about the importance of voting.
State Assembly polls are scheduled for October 21 and results will be declared on October 24.
Ms Dixit will be seen in a video titled ''Let's Vote" speaking about the democratic process and role of voters in the development of the country.
The EC had appointed 12 personalities as goodwill ambassadors during the April-May Lok Sabha polls as well.
They were Mrinal Kulkarni, Prashant Damle, Nishigandha Waad, Usha Jadhav, scientist Anil Kakodkar, sprinter Lalita Babar, swimmer Virdhaval Khade, shooter Rahi Sarnobat, transgender activist Gauri Sawant, litterateur Madhu Mangesh Karnik, divyang worker Nilesh Singit and cricketer Smriti Mandhana.
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