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Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges Manipur voters to turn out in record numbers as Assembly polls 2022 begins

PM Modi: I particularly call upon the young and first time voters to exercise their franchise in the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 28 Feb 2022, 11:39 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PHOTO: PIB)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PHOTO: PIB)

As the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly first phase began early Monday, February 28,  amid high tension and tight security arrangements, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon all to turn out in record numbers and exercise their franchise.

"Urging all those voting today in the first phase of the Manipur Assembly elections to turnout in record numbers and cast their vote. I particularly call upon the young and first time voters to exercise their franchise," Modi tweeted.

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Also Read: Manipur Assembly Election 2022: CM Biren casts vote

Manipur Governor La Ganesan was the first to cast vote as the polling booths opened for the first phase of the Manipur Polls 2022.

Also Read: Manipur Assembly Polls 2022: Voting for first phase begins; Governor La Ganesan casts his vote at TG higher secondary school

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As he cast his vote at the Model Polling Station 11-Sagolband Assembly Constituency 11/34-TG Higher Secondary School at around 7.15 am, the governor appealed to all legitimate voters in the state to exercise their voting rights fully.

Also Read: Manipur Polls 2022: Check out the Do's and Don'ts

Also Read: Manipur Elections 2022: Over 12 lakh voters to seal fate of 173 candidates in first phase  

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First published:28 Feb 2022, 3:03 am

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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