In a bet to urge people to cast their ballot in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his official Twitter account and tagged various big names from the film industry to encourage the citizens of the country to come out and vote in large numbers. The next Assembly elections are slated to take place in April-May this year.
Bollywood biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Shankar Mahadevan, Lata Mangeshkar, AR Rahman, Bajpayee Manoj, are among the few the Prime Minister tagged in his recent tweets.
Stars from regional cinema including Mohanlal and Nagarjuna Akkineni were also tagged by PM Modi, apart from several sports persons, media personnel and politicians. His aim is to inspire people of India to set a new record of high voter turnout in the upcoming elections.