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PHOTOS: Modi, Shah, Tharoor...biggies cast their votes

Last updated on: April 23, 2019 16:22 IST

The largest phase of Lok Sabha elections saw political bigwigs -- including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah -- casting their votes on Tuesday in the third phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Voting began on Tuesday for 117 Lok Sabha seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat and Kerala, with Shah, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several Union ministers among prominent candidates in the fray.

Take a look at the famous faces who exercised their democratic right.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his inked finger after casting vote at a polling station in Ahmedabad. While arriving at the polling booth, he greeted thousands of people who had gathered on both sides of the road. After casting his vote, Modi walked some distance from the polling booth and later had a brief interaction with media persons. Photograph: PTI Photo
 

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, his wife Sonal, son Jay and daughter-in-law Rishita show their inked finger after casting vote at a polling station in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Santosh Hirlekar/PTI Photo

Former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh shows his finger marked with indelible ink at a polling station after casting vote for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Photo

BJP veteran L K Advani leaves along with his daughter Pratibha after casting his vote at a polling station, during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019, in Ahmedabad. Photograph: PTI Photo

Social activist Anna Hazare after casting his vote in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. Photograph: ANI Photo

BJP parliamentary candidate from Rampur, Jaya Prada, shows her inked marked finger after casting vote. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo

amajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and his wife Dimple Yadav before casting their votes at a polling station, during the third phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Saifai. Photograph: PTI Photo

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan queues up to casts his vote at a polling booth in RC Amala Basic UP School in Pinarayi, Kannur district. Photograph: ANI

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani and wife Anjali cast their vote at a polling booth in Anil Gyan Mandir school in Rajkot. Photograph: PTI Photo

Union minister and NDA candidate Alphons Kannanthanam shows his inked finger after casting his vote at a polling station, during the third phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Kottayam, Kerala. Photograph: PTI Photo

Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal chief Naveen Patnaik shows his inked marked finger after casting vote in Bhubaneswar. Patnaik has alleged that the BJP is fast losing ground across the country, and accused the saffron party of indulging in falsehood, lies and violence. Photograph: PTI Photo

Nationalist Congress Party's Supriya Sule along with her family casts her vote a polling station in Baramati. She is the sitting MP and the NCP candidate from Baramati, a bastion of the Pawar family. Photograph: ANI

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel casts his vote at a polling booth in Durg in the 3rd phase of polling. Photograph: ANI

Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram candidate Shashi Tharoor casts his vote with his mother at a polling booth. He is up against BJP's Kummanam Rajasekaran and Left Democratic Front's C Divakaran. Photograph: Courtesy @ShashiTharoor/Twitter

 

Indian cricketer Cheteshwer Pujara and his wife Puja Pabari show their inked marked finger after casting vote. Photograph: PTI Photo

Congress leader Hardik Patel shows ink-marked finger after casting vote at Viramgamon in Ahmedabad. Photograph: ANI Photo

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and his wife shows their inked marked finger after casting vote at a polling station in Rampur. Photograph: PTI Photo

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan casts his vote at a polling booth in Talcher, Odisha. Photograph: ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben Modi casts her vote at a polling station in Raisan, Ahmedabad. The PM met his mother earlier in the morning before going to cast his vote. Photograph: ANI Photo

Priyank Kharge and his wife Shruthi Kharge cast their votes at polling station number 26, in Gundagurti village, in Kalaburagi Lok Sabha constituency. Photograph: ANI

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant along with his wife Sulakshana Sawant cast their votes in Sankhali, North Goa . Photograph: ANI Photo

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