The Election Commission of India has finally announced the dates of Lok Sabha polls a couple of days back. The polls will be held from April 11th to May 19th in seven phases. The results of all the seven phases will be announced on May 23.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi has urged celebrities across the country to bring awareness among people to vote. He tagged almost 100 celebrities from various fields like films, politics, news media, sports, and social work, in a series of tweets and asked them to campaign on the importance of voting.
The political celebrities include Rahul Gandhi, Mamta Banerjee, KCR, Kumaraswamy, Chandrababu Naidu, and YS Jagan among various other. Modi also tweeted to film personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, and various others. Nagarjuna and Mohanlal are the only south Indian actors who were named by Modi.