Picture instagrammed by Akshay Kumar. (courtesy: AkshayKumar)

New Delhi:

Akshay Kumar solid his first vote as an Indian citizen within the fifth section of Lok Sabha Polls 2024 on Monday in Mumbai. After casting his vote, Akshay Kumar interacted with media. Akshay Kumar wore a sea-green colored shirt. He solid his vote round 7 AM within the morning. He advised media stationed exterior the polling sales space, “I’ve solid my vote. The remainder of India will vote what they assume is correct.” FYI, Akshay Kumar had been granted Indian citizenship on the 77th Independence Day of the nation after he renounced his Canadian passport. When requested concerning the common low turnout in Mumbai which the nation witnesses yearly, Akshay Kumar jokingly mentioned, “Abhi toh suru hua hai. Abhi tune bol diya (It is simply began. And you’ve got declared it so early)” Then he added, “I’ve seen round 500-600 individuals turned up as early as 7 within the morning. I hope this time increasingly individuals will solid their vote.”

When requested about how he feels after casting vote as an Indian citizen, he mentioned, “It feels nice.”

After Akshay Kumar acquired his Indian citizenship, he shared a submit on X (previously often called Twitter). He wrote, “Dil aur citizenship, dono Hindustani. Pleased Independence Day! Jai Hind!” Have a look:

Akshay Kumar had earlier mentioned that he felt upset when individuals questioned his “love for the nation”. “India is the whole lot to me… No matter I’ve earned, no matter I’ve gained is from right here. And I am lucky that I get an opportunity to present again. You are feeling unhealthy when individuals say issues with out understanding something…,” Mr Kumar had mentioned in an interview with information channel Aajtak. He had utilized for the Indian citizenship in 2019, nevertheless, the method had been delayed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

In Maharashtra, polling was held in 13 Lok Sabha constituencies, together with six in Mumbai. Piyush Goyal, Bharati Pawar (Dindori) and Kapil Patil (Bhiwandi) are among the many key candidates of the BJP, which has additionally fielded distinguished lawyer Ujjwal Nikam (Mumbai North Central).

In response to the Election Fee, within the fifth section of Lok Sabha election, greater than 8.95 crore voters, together with 4.69 crore males, 4.26 crore females, and 5,409 third-gender electors will resolve the destiny of 695 candidates.


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