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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