Ahmedabad, April 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast his vote at Nishan Higher Secondary School in Ahmedabad’s Ranip.
“Today third phase of polling is underway, I am fortunate that I also got the opportunity to fulfill my duty in my home state of Gujarat. Like you feel pure after a holy dip in Kumbh, one feels pure after casting vote in this festival of democracy”, he said after casting his vote.
“The weapon of terrorism is IED, the strength of democracy is voter ID. I can say with surety that the voter ID is much much more powerful than an IED, so we should understand the strength of our voter IDs”.
Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister urged people to vote as the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls was underway.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and wife Anjali cast their vote at a polling booth in Anil Gyan Mandir school in Rajkot.
Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah and his wife Sonal Shah cast their votes at polling booth in Ahmedabad’s Naranpura Sub-Zonal office.