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V-day in Mumbai: Sports stars go voting!

April 29, 2019 16:33 IST

It's V-Day in Mumbai and some of India's top sportsmen went to the polling booths to exercise their rights.

Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli and Mahesh Bhupathi were among those who exercised their franchise and urged citizens to fulfill their duty.

Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali and children Sara and Arjun outside a polling station after voting

IMAGE: Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali and children Sara and Arjun outside a polling station after voting. Photograph: Sachin Tendulkar/Twitter

"Voting this year has been so much more special with Sara and Arjun voting for the first time. I urge you all to go out and VOTE too," Tendulkar wrote on his Twitter handle alongside the above photograph. 

Noted commentator and former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar, wrote on Twitter after casting his vote: "As always a nice pleasant experience at the polling booths. Well done @ECISVEEP."

"Last thing we want to do today is be influenced by political parties’ propaganda. Let’s keep it simple, If things that matter to you have improved, vote the guy in, if not, vote him out. #Elections2019," he had tweeted on Sunday.

Former India player Vinod Kambli shows off his inked finger

IMAGE: Former India player Vinod Kambli shows off his inked finger. Photograph: Vinod Kambli/Twitter

Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha and his wife after polling

IMAGE: Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha and his wife after polling. Photograph: Viren Rasquinha/Facebook

"Done! Mumbai, don’t forget to vote please," former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha posted on his Facebook page.

Mahesh Bhupathi 

"Let’s vote Mumbai !! #noexcuses #loksabhaelections2019," Mahesh Bhupathi tweeted.

Harsha Bhogle

Renowned commentator Harsha Bhogle showed what a responsible citizen he is.

"Back from Kolkata in time to vote. I hope you did too," tweeted Harsha Bhogle.

Rediff Sports Desk
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