Smriti Irani meets 93-year-old man who never fails to vote, calls him ‘an inspiration’
Smriti Irani’s meeting with the 93-year-old voter was captured on camera too.Updated: Oct 22, 2019 18:31 IST
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday cast her vote here and urged people to exercise their right to vote. “I have been staying here for the past 20 years... In this festival of democracy, I would like to appeal to everyone to come out and vote,” Irani told media.
Standing next to a nonagenarian man, Irani said, “Today’s hero is Khanna ji. He had served in Army. He is 93 and came out to vote. It is an inspiration, request people to come out and vote, If at 93 he can vote, who is stopping you?”
News agency ANI shared the images of the meetings on Twitter:
Union Minister Smriti Irani after casting her vote: Today's hero is Khanna ji (man standing next to her),he had served in Army. He is 93 & came out to vote. It is an inspiration,request people to come out and vote,if at 93 he can vote,who is stopping you?#MaharashtraAssemblyPolls https://t.co/56MkPFUeuk pic.twitter.com/Cy1x8Ioofu— ANI (@ANI) October 21, 2019
A video of them meeting was also shared on Instagram:
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