Viral: Newly Married Couple steps out to vote in J&K, gets mixed responses on Twitter

As the Phase II of Lok Sabha Elections is going on, a couple stepped out of their house in ceremonial attires thus making a statement by showing that no matter what goes on, they are not leaving their civic rights behind.

This newly married couple finished their wedding rituals just last night and stepped out early morning to participate in Phase II of Lok Sabha Elections. In a conversation with ANI, the newly married couple shared their thoughts and said that “Development will be the key issue.” The couple cast their vote in J&K’s Udhampur.

Similarly, on Aprill 11, during the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections, a man stepped out in his marriage attire claiming to be the son-in-law of politics. Today, the Lok Sabha Elections Phase II will go on until 6 pm, live voter turn out updates can be read here. The picture of this newly married couple from Udhampur has also gone viral.

After the picture went Viral on Twitter, many twiterattis shared their thoughts on the couple stepping out and voting, some people had confusions, a tiwteratti said “Are they, neighbours? How come both vote at the same polling booth?” while some said it was an act of getting famous. Another twiteratti said, “People in J&K have faith in Indian democracy. Their faith needs to be rewarded by rescuing them from the clutches of terrorism and self-serving political dynasties.”

There were people who also praised the couple for stepping out and voting. “Hats off to the newly married couple..leading the way….” Another twiteratti complained about her neighbours who do not choose to vote, she said, “And here we have people staying just 50 km from their place for a job but can’t come for casting vote because they don’t feel like travelling this distance just to vote.”

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