PM Modi asks Rajasthan, Telangana voters to exercise franchise in large numbers

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 07, 2018, 12.54 PM (IST)

In the wake of the assembly elections in Rajasthan and Telangana on Friday, PM Modi urged the people of the two states to come out in large numbers and cast their votes.

In a tweet in Hindi and Telugu, PM Modi asked the people to exercise their votes and participate in "Mahaparv" of democracy.

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Five states including Rajasthan and Telangana went to polls in November and December to elect the members of the legislative assembly.

The results of elections in the five states will be declared on December 11. 

In Telangana, the Congress-led alliance is challenging the ruling TRS with the BJP seeking to make it a triangular contest. In Rajasthan, BJP will try to retain its power in the state assembly.

On voting days, the PM usually takes to Twitter urging people to exercise their franchise. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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In a tweet in Hindi and Telugu, PM Modi asked the people to exercise their votes and participate in "Mahaparv" of democracy.