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Celebrities Turn Out in Full Force to Cast Their Vote in Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2024

The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 saw a significant turnout, not just from the general public but also from the Bollywood fraternity. Among the prominent figures who traveled back to their hometowns to cast their vote were Sidharth Malhotra, Esha Gupta, and Chitrangda Singh. Their presence at the polling booths drew considerable attention as these celebrities endeavored to set an example for their fans by participating in the democratic process.

Sidharth Malhotra, a proud Delhiite, showcased his commitment to his civic duty by flying back to his hometown to vote. The actor didn’t miss the opportunity to share this moment with his fans. He took to Instagram to post a selfie, looking dapper in a white shirt and stylish sunglasses. He captioned his post: “Came to my hometown, Delhi, to celebrate the world’s largest democracy by voting. Delhi, go out and ‘Vote’ #DelhiVoteNow #VoteForIndia.” His post quickly garnered thousands of likes and comments, encouraging many of his followers to actively participate in the elections.

Joining Sidharth Malhotra in this cause was actress Esha Gupta, who displayed her unwavering dedication by traveling all the way from Madrid to Delhi to cast her vote. In an interview with ETimes, Esha shared, “Ever since I turned 18, I have voted only from Delhi. I don’t know why I never bothered changing my address to Mumbai. Delhi is home. It is also out of habit… it is like a ritual for all of us (her family) to go together to cast our vote. We come back, eat together, and discuss politics.

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Esha further emphasized the crucial importance of voting. “I truly feel it is really important. You can’t complain if you are not doing anything about it. Ever since I landed in Delhi earlier this week, politics is the only thing we have been discussing amongst friends and family,” she added. Her journey from Madrid underscores the importance she places on being an active participant in the democratic process, further underscoring the sentiment that every vote counts.

Actress Chitrangda Singh also made headlines by exercising her franchise. On Saturday, she took to her Instagram stories, sharing a picture where she was seen dressed in a colorful kurta, proudly displaying her inked finger with a broad smile. Her caption read: “Go exercise your most important right,” which was accompanied by a sticker that read “Voted.” Her post served as a motivational message to her followers, urging them to take part in the elections.

The enthusiasm shown by these celebrities is reflective of the larger voter sentiment during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. This phase covers various regions, including eight seats in Bihar, all ten seats in Haryana, one seat in Jammu and Kashmir, four in Jharkhand, all seven seats in Delhi, six in Odisha, fourteen in Uttar Pradesh, and eight in West Bengal. In total, 889 candidates are vying for these seats, making this phase a crucial one in determining the future of the Indian government.

The seventh and final phase of polling will take place on June 1, covering 57 constituencies. Once the voting is complete, the nation will eagerly await the results, which will be declared on June 4. The importance of each vote cannot be overstated, and the involvement of celebrities like Sidharth Malhotra, Esha Gupta, and Chitrangda Singh aims to inspire greater participation from the electorate.

In conclusion, the involvement of Bollywood stars in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 not only highlights their dedication to democratic processes but also serves as a powerful reminder to the general public about the significance of voting. As these celebrities turned to social media to advocate for voting, they have undoubtedly influenced a large portion of the electorate to take their civic duty seriously. With just one more phase remaining, the eyes of the nation are set on the culmination of this massive electoral exercise, which will shape the political landscape of India for the next five years.

(With inputs from Agencies)