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Famous faces at polling stations

Last updated on: April 06, 2021 21:28 IST

Four states and one Union Territory -- West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry -- voted on one of the busiest days in the ongoing assembly elections on Tuesday.

 

While for West Bengal, the day marks the third in an eight-phase election, in Assam it is the third and final phase of voting.

Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are witnessing a single-phase polling.

Among the long queues of voters, there were some famous faces too who exercised their franchise.

IMAGE: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP K Kanimozhi, wearing a PPE kit at a polling station in Mylapore, shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Chennai. Kanimozhi tested postive for COVID-19 recently. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Actor Ajith Kumar and his wife Shalini arrive at a polling booth to cast their votes for the state assembly election, in Chennai. As a fan tried repeatedly to click selfies on his mobile, Kumar quietly snatched his phone and gestured him and others to disperse. Later, the actor returned the phone to his fan. Photograph: ANI Photo

IMAGE: MMM chief Kamal Haasan, along with his daughters Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan, stands in a queue to cast vote during the assembly elections at Chennai High School, Teynampet in Chennai on Tuesday. Photograph: Anantha Krishnan/ANI Photo

IMAGE: DMK president M K Stalin with his son Udhayanidhi and other family members interacts with the media after casting his vote for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Chennai, on Tuesday. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Actor Vijay rides a bicycle to the polling booth as he arrives to cast his vote during the assembly elections in Chennai. The actor picking a bicycle to go to the booth to vote led to speculation in social media. Several netizens said it was a 'subtle' sign of opposition to rise in fuel prices while his publicist said it was only due to parking problems in the vicinity and nothing else. Photograph: ANI Photo

IMAGE: Actor Rajinikanth outside a polling station in Chennai. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Haasan shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami casts his vote in Salem. Photograph: PTI Photo

IMAGE: TN Deputy CM O Panneerselvam casts his vote in Theni district. Photograph: PTI Photo

IMAGE: Congress leader P Chidambaram shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote at a polling station in Sivaganga district. Photograph: PTI Photo

IMAGE: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor casts his vote at a polling station in Thiruvananthapuram. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: 'Metroman' E Sreedharan casts his vote at a polling booth in Ponnani, Kerala. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: BJP leader and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, with his wife Riniki Sarma Bhuyan and son Nandil Biswa Sarma, shows inked finger after casting vote at a polling station in Amingaon, Kamrup district. Photograph: PTI Photo

IMAGE: Former Defence Minister A K Antony, along with his family members, shows inked finger after casting vote at a polling booth in Thiruvananthapuram. Photograph: PTI Photo

IMAGE: Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja after casting her vote in Kannur. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: Former Puducherry CM and Congress leader V Narayanasamy casts his vote in Puducherry. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: Congress leader Karti Chidambaram casts his vote at polling booth number 276 in Tiruppathur, Sivaganga district. Photograph: ANI