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Kohli casts his franchise in Gurugram, urges voters to do same

, Kohli casts his franchise in Gurugram, urges voters to do same
Samikhsya Bureau

India skipper Virat Kohli was among the early voters who turned up at a polling booth in Gurugram on Sunday to cast vote. The 31-year-old cricketer, who was seen standing in a long queue waiting to exercise his franchise, came with his elder brother Vikas Kohli. After casting his vote, he gave some autographs and clicked selfies with the fans. He also urged everyone to come out and vote. In the sixth phase of 17th Lok Sabha (LS) polls, over 22 lakh voters will decide the fate of 24 candidates, including BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh and Congress’ Captain Ajay Singh Yadav. Gurugram, along with other nine LS seats in Haryana went to polls in one phase. Inderjit Singh, who seeking re-election from the seat, defeated his near rival Zakir Hussain of the INLD by a huge margin of 2,74,722 votes in 2014. A total of 59 seats went to polls in this phase across six states and one Union Territory.
The result will be declared on 23 May.

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