S Jaishankar casts vote in Delhi, becomes first male voter at Delhi booth

S Jaishankar casts vote in Delhi, becomes first male voter at Delhi booth

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar participated in the sixth phase of polling in Delhi, becoming the first male voter at his booth and sharing his experience on social media. He called for public participation and expressed confidence in BJP's victory.

Story highlights
  • S Jaishankar casts first male vote in Delhi
  • Receives certificate, shares on social media
  • Confident in BJP's return to power

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar exercised his democratic right by casting his vote in Delhi for the sixth phase of polling. Notably, Jaishankar was the first male voter at his designated polling booth, receiving a certificate to mark the occasion.

"I was the first male voter in this booth," Jaishankar tweeted, displaying his voting certificate.

"We want people to come out and cast their votes as this is a decisive moment for the country. I'm confident that the BJP will come back to power in the polls," he stated optimistically.

After casting his vote, Mr. Jaishankar shared a photograph of himself holding the voting certificate on social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter), encouraging others to participate in the electoral process.

The ongoing phase of voting covers key regions across several states. This includes eight seats each in Bihar and Bengal, seven in Delhi, 10 in Haryana, four in Jharkhand, 14 in Uttar Pradesh, and the final seat in Jammu & Kashmir -- Anantnag-Rajouri, where polling was rescheduled from the third phase to the sixth phase.

Looking ahead, the counting of votes is scheduled for June 4, following the conclusion of the last phase of the election on June 1. As the electoral process unfolds, the nation awaits the outcome that will shape its political landscape for the coming years.

Edited By: sanchayaita roy
Published On: May 25, 2024