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PICK the most moving moment of Voting Day!

April 25, 2014 14:11 IST

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Some just hopped across to get to the polling booth, a few others crossed rivers and bridges. And an eager teenager just cycled to cast her vote.   

India beat the heat and kept its date with democracy as elections entered its sixth phase.         

Rediff.com brings you some extraordinary moments from Voting Day (Thursday), in the third part of the series.

At the end of the feature, VOTE for the photograph that you think best represents India's great democratic exercise. 

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If she can vote, why can't you? An old woman shows her inked finger after casting her vote for Lok Sabha polls at a polling station in Guwahati, Assam.

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It's 'cool' to be a first time voter in Mumbai! A teenager beams as she flaunts that black dot on her finger outside a polling booth in suburban Juhu in Mumbai on Thursday.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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A family that votes together stays together! Bollywood's first family -- the Bachchans -- Jaya, Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya -- pose for shutterbugs after they cast their ballot at Juhu, in Mumbai. 

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Not all can hop, skip and jump to the polling booth. These voters have a long way to go. They cross a river with the help of a bamboo bridge to reach a polling station at Ukium in the Kamrup district of Assam on Thursday.

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Senior citizens beat the heat and make their way to a polling station in Mumbai's North West constituency.

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Transgender community leader Laxmi Trpathi casts her vote at Jyoti Vidyalaya at Shastri Nagar in Thane. 

This is the first time, India's transgender community is able to choose their gender as "other" on ballot forms following an Election Commission order of November 2009.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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Parents of a physically-challenged youth helped her get to the polling station in Mumbai on Thursday.

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Locals struggle to cross the Chenab river on a trolley tied to wires to cast their vote at Harshi village in Doda district, north of Jammu.

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Photographs: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters

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A senior citizen poses for a photojournalist after she cast her vote at a polling station in Juhu.

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Family members carry an aged citizen to a polling booth in Mumbai on Thursday. 

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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Women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Ajmer district in the desert state of Rajasthan.

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Photographs: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

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A police official helps a senior citizen on her way to a polling booth in Lokhandwala, suburban Andheri, Mumbai. 

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