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Lok Sabha Polls 2024 | This is how Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana encourages youth voters to participate in polls

ECI enlisted Khurrana to encourage young voters to participate in large numbers in the upcoming election

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- May 19th 2024 03:30 PM
Lok Sabha Polls 2024 | This is how Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana encourages youth voters to participate in polls

Lok Sabha Polls 2024 | This is how Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana encourages youth voters to participate in polls

Lok Sabha Polls 2024 | As India is gearing up for another phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 5 with 49 parliamentary constituencies across eight States and Union Territories set to commence on May 20, Bollywood actors also step forward to encourage voters to vote.

Recently, the Election Commission of India (ECI) enlisted Khurrana to encourage young voters to participate in large numbers in the upcoming election


The ECI's initiative aims to maximise voter turnout and ensure citizens exercise their democratic right to vote in choosing their representatives.

Taking to his X handle, Ayushmann Khurrana appeal voters of Maharashtra, urging them to exercise their voting rights as the state heads to the polls on Monday, May 20

In the video message, Khurrana said, "Friends, the time has come to vote. Yes, the Lok Sabha Election is happening in phases, and now it's your turn. Every vote is important because you will decide which leaders will steer the country in the right direction. Your vote is your voice. So vote, and make your voice count, because together we can shape a bright future for our country. Voting is your duty. Let's all participate in this festival of democracy. Jai Hind!"

On the professional front, Ayushmann Khurrana has recently signed a global record deal with Warner Music India.

His first collaboration under this deal is the song 'Akh Da Taara.' Khurrana was last seen in the movie 'Dream Girl 2,' where he starred alongside Ananya Panday, Annu Kapoor, and Abhishek Banerjee. The film received positive responses from audiences. 

With 49 parliamentary constituencies across eight States and Union Territories, Lok Sabha Polls 2024 Phase 5 is all set to commence on May 20, 2024. The counting of votes will be held on June 4.

During the Lok Sabha Polls 2024 Phase 5, the polling is scheduled to take place across 5 seats in Bihar, 3 seats in Jharkhand, 13 seats in Maharashtra, 5 seats in Odisha, 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 7 seats in West Bengal, 1 each in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. 

Maharashtra, which has 48 Lok Sabha seats, is the second largest state by representation after Uttar Pradesh. Voting for the first four phases has already concluded, and the fifth phase is upcoming.

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections are being conducted in seven phases from April 19 to June 1. The counting of votes and announcement of results will take place on June 4.


- With inputs from agencies

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