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Famous faces line up to vote in 1st phase of polls

Last updated on: April 11, 2019 14:56 IST

Brisk polling began on Thursday morning in 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections.

As people queued up across the nation to cast their vote, there were some famous faces in the lines at different polling stations.

Take a look.

-- INDIA VOTES

Can you guess who he voted for? Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat appealed people to vote in large numbers. The RSS chief was among the early voters at the Nagpur parliamentary constituency. Photograph: PTI Photo
 

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who is the BJP candidate from Maharashtra's Nagpur Lok Sabha seat, cast his vote at the polling booth at Town Hall in the Mahal area in Nagpur. He was accompanied by his family members, including wife and two sons, around 10 am. After casting his vote, the minister told reporters that he was happy to see people coming out in large numbers to exercise their franchise. Photograph: Kind courtesy @nitin_gadkari/Twitter

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his family after casting their vote for the Lok Sabha elections in Amravati. Photograph: SnapsIndia

BJP candidate Mahesh Sharma and others show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the first phase of the general elections, in Noida. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo

BJP candidate General VK Singh shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the first phase of the general elections, at Raj Nagar in Ghaziabad. Photograph: PTI Photo

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief and Hyderabad MP candidate Asaduddin Owaisi gets his finger inked after casting his vote at a polling booth in the city. He is a three time sitting MP from the constituency. Photograph: SnapsIndia

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat queues up to vote for the Lok Sabha Elections in Devalchaur, Haldwani. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi and his son Gourav Gogoi after casting their vote in Jorhat, Assam. Photograph: PTI Photo

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb casts his vote in Agartala. Photograph: ANI Photo

YSR Congress party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy after casting his votes in Kadapa: I'm very confident, people are looking for a change, vote without fear. Andhra Pradesh is witnessing simultaneous elections for the Lok Sabha as well as the state assembly. Photograph: Courtesy @YSRCParty/Twitter

Union minister and BJP leader Jitendra Singh shows his marked finger after voting in Jammu. Photograph: PTI Photo

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma stands in a queue to cast his vote at Tura in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Photograph: PTI Photo

Congress leader and former minister Chiranjeevi with his son actor Ram Charan and other family members after voting in Hyderabad. Photograph: SnapsIndia

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao casts his vote at a polling booth in Siddipet district. Photograph: SnapsIndia

The world's shortest living woman, Jyoti Amge, casts her vote at a polling station in Nagpur. Photograph: PTI Photo

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with his family members show their finger marked with indelible ink, after casting their vote during the first phase of general elections, in Nagpur. Photograph: PTI Photo