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For love of democracy: A bride in wedding attire casts vote at UP’s Agra

All set to leave her parents’ house Shweta, who got married on February 10, decided to exercise her franchise before leaving for the groom’s house on Saturday.

assembly elections Updated: Feb 12, 2017 13:28 IST
A newly married woman, still in her bridal attire, shows her inked fingers after casting vote during the first phase of UP Assembly elections in Agra on Feb 11.
A newly married woman, still in her bridal attire, shows her inked fingers after casting vote during the first phase of UP Assembly elections in Agra on Feb 11.(PTI Photo)

Shweta Kushwaha was the head turner at a polling booth set up in the Taj city as she cast her vote decked in bridal finery in the first phase of UP polls.

All set to leave her parents’ house Shweta, who got married on February 10, decided to exercise her franchise before leaving for the groom’s house on Saturday.

Not to dampen her enthusiasm, Shweta’s father Prem Kishore Kushwaha and mother-in-law accompanied her to the booth set up at G D Public School here.

Agra, which was among the districts that went to polls in the first of the seven-phase UP elections, witnessed a heavy turnout of voters on Saturday.

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