Gandhinagar, May 7 UNI | 3 months ago

Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today appealed to the people to vote in a large number in the eighth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

"Polling for 64 seats across seven states is underway. I hope people will vote in large numbers & youngsters will show the way in doing so," Mr Modi tweeted.

"I also call upon those voting in Assembly polls in AP & those voting in Assembly by-polls in Bihar, HP, UP & WB to vote in record numbers," he said.

The voting for the general elections was underway in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Uttarakhand.

The last phase of polling will be held on May 12 and counting will take place on May 16.

(Posted on 08-05-2014)