Politicians, Sportsmen Vote In Delhi, Gurgaon In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls
Updated: May 12, 2019 13:12 IST
Voters in Delhi lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the sixth and penultimate phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Elections are being across 59 constituencies across six states and Delhi. These include Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, Delhi and Jharkhand. The national capital recorded a turnout of over 7 per cent in the first two hours of polling, with North East Delhi recording maximum voting percentage among seven constituencies, poll officials said. Among those who exercised their franchise in Delhi were President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
President Ram Nath Kovind went to polling booth number 10 within the Rashtrapati Bhavan premises on Sunday. This is the first time that President Kovind has exercised his voting right after taking over as the President of India in July 2017.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi voted at a booth in Nirman Bhavan on Sunday
Dressed in cream saree with red and black border, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with her husband Robert Vadra cast her vote at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in Lodhi Estate area.
BJP leader Sushma Swaraj exercised her franchise at a polling station in Aurangzeb Lane
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accompanied by his family members, cast his vote at a booth in Civil Lines.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia exercised his franchise in Pandav Nagar of East Delhi constituency.
Congress party's East Delhi candidate Arvinder Singh Lovely and his wife Gurveen Kaur cast vote
Aam Aadmi Party's East Delhi candidate Atishi expressed hope that her party will win all the seven seats
East-Delhi parliamentary candidate Gautam Gambhir and his wife Natasha Jain
BJP's candidate from Chandni Chowk Harsh Vardhan, his wife Nutan Goel and family members
Congress Party's North East Delhi candidate Sheila Dikshit and her son Sandeep Dikshit
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and his wife cast vote during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, at Greater Kailash in New Delhi
Legendary Cricketer Kapil Dev arrives to cast his vote at a polling booth in DPS Mathura Road along with wife Romi and daughter Amiya
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli cast his vote at a booth set up in Gurugram's Pinecrest School. Dressed in a pastel t-shirt, the youth icon made an important appeal, "I would request all to cast their vote, all should come to their respective polling booths and must exercise their right to vote," he said.
South Delhi Congress candidate Vijender Singh casts his vote