Prominent Personalities Exercise Franchise On Phase 2 Of Lok Sabha Polling
Updated: April 18, 2019 19:39 IST
The second phase of the gigantic Lok Sabha elections today covered Assam, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Union Territory Puducherry. 38 Lok Sabha and 18 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu are voting today. Besides Tamil Nadu, polling was held in 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in western Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha. Three seats each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry were also part of phase 2 of Lok Sabha elections. Here are the key personalities who voted today.
Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar cast his vote at a polling booth in Dodda Halahalli, Kanakapura Taluka today.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his son Yathindra Siddaramaiah cast their votes at a polling booth in Mysuru.
National Conference's Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah cast their votes at a polling station in Munshi Bagh Area in the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Omar Abdullah said, "Now that Lok Sabha polls are due to conclude, we can only hope that Centre together with EC gives people of Jammu and Kashmir an elected government which is their right."
Maharashtra Congress chief and sitting parliamentarian from Nanded, Ashok Chavan, cast his vote at a polling station in Nanded parliamentary constituency in the state.
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar and party's candidate from Fatehpur Sikri cast his vote at the polling booth in Radha Ballabh Inter College in Agra.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh cast his vote at a polling booth in Imphal.
BJP candidate for Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu H Raja cast his vote at a at a polling station in Karaikudi, Sivaganga.
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Founder-President Kamal Haasan with his daughter and actress Shruti Haasan and other voters wait in a queue to cast vote during the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station in Chennai.
Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth after casting vote for the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station in Chennai.
DMK President MK Stalin shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote for the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station in Chennai.
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy along with wife Anitha Kumaraswamy (C) and son Nikhil Gowda (R) show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote for the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station, Kethiganahalli in Ramanagara district.
DMK candidate for the Tuticorin Lok Sabha seat, Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station in Chennai.
Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) chief TTV Dinakaran cast his vote at a polling station in Besant Nagar in Chennai South parliamentary constituency.