The first-time voters in Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency have claimed that they exercised their franchise on Wednesday not under any family influence or pressure but in an independent manner.
Sahil Sharma, 22, MBA aspirant
"I can raise my finger on various issues rightfully only if I have the ink-mark on it. By voting for the first time, I am feeling like a responsible citizen of the country as now, I think I have also played an important role in choosing the new government. I chose the party and the candidate after making a thorough study about them."