New Delhi: Ahead of the beginning of Assembly elections in Goa, Uttarakhand and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged voters to vote in record numbers and strengthen the festival of democracy.
“Polling will be held across Uttarakhand, Goa and in parts of Uttar Pradesh. I call upon all those who are eligible to vote today to do so in record numbers and strengthen the festival of democracy,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
Voting for Assembly elections in Goa, Uttarakhand and parts of Uttar Pradesh have begun on Monday. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is the incumbent government in all of the three states.
In Uttar Pradesh, where elections will be held to 403 assembly constituencies in seven phases, will begin voting for its second phase today. The first phase was held on February 10. While Goa and Uttarakhand will see all of their 40 and 70 assembly seats respectively going to polls in a single phase. In Uttarakhand, 55 will seats will go for polling today.