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.
60 year old Bibijan, physically challenged, visually impaired, leaves the voting booth in a goods vehicle after exercising her vote at Byatarayanapura in #Bengaluru North on #KarnakataElections2018@avinbhat@AshwiniMS_TNIE@anusharavi10@NewIndianXpresspic.twitter.com/SS4ndyl9GS
— Pushkar_TNIE (@pushkarv) May 12, 2018
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.
The picture is pretty self-explanatory, three generation of a family standing shoulder to shoulder to exercise their fundamental right to vote.
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.
When 80 years old can vote at 7.45am
— #Isupportmodi (@IKrunalGodaBJP) May 12, 2018
In Karnataka’s Madikeri, A bride and her mother cast their vote just before the initiation of the wedding ceremony.
The youth also joined in this galore of democracy, in this picture we can see three young voters proudly showcasing the ink.
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.