Democracy – A photo story of Karnataka elections

Today, in a display of democratic celebration, people in Karnataka took to booths to give their mandate in Karnataka state assembly elections. All and sundry got involved in a remarkable display of democracy, here are few instances of this celebration –

A 60-year-old woman, who is physically challenged and visually impaired defied all odds to exercise her fundamental right to choose her representative.

For Indians, the day of their wedding is of paramount importance and marks the beginning of a new phase of life. This couple took time out of their special day to cast their vote in Karnataka state assembly elections.

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A newly Married couple cast their vote.

The picture is pretty self-explanatory, three generation of a family standing shoulder to shoulder to exercise their fundamental right to vote.

Three generations of a family ques up for voting.

This tweet depicts an eighty-year-old lady, who got up early and prioritized voting to be the first thing to do in the day.

In Karnataka’s Madikeri, A bride and her mother cast their vote just before the initiation of the wedding ceremony.

Right before her wedding, a bride casts her vote at polling booth number 131 in Karnataka’s Madikeri.

The youth also joined in this galore of democracy, in this picture we can see three young voters proudly showcasing the ink.

The youth joined in.

The involvement of youth is very important for any democracy to sustain itself. Pictures like these stand as a testament to the promise of a democratic India.

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