PM flags low voting in urban centres, Rijiju asks critics of EC to watch tone
The Times of India Delhi|January 26, 2022
Modi also raised the issues of ‘one nation, one election’ and ‘one nation, one voters list’, saying the continuous cycle of elections results in politics being seen in everything while development works suffer

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded the Election Commission and the country’s electoral process for setting a benchmark while law minister Kiren Rijiju appealed to all those criticising the poll panel to be mindful of the tone of their criticism.

In an interaction with BJP workers, coinciding with the National Voters’ Day, Modi though expressed concern over low voting percentage, especially in urban areas, and said this should change in a vibrant democracy like India. He lamented that residents in urban areas discuss elections on social media but don’t go to vote.

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