Published On: Sun, May 12th, 2019

Digvijay Singh not casts his vote but urges people to exercise their franchise

Bhopal: The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Digvijay Singh didn’t turn up at polling station in Rajgarh on Sunday to cast his vote for the Lok Sabha elections with a sense of duty towards the nation but he urged people to exercise their franchise in large numbers.

Congress leader Digvijay Singh talking to media in Bhopal on Sunday.

“Go in large numbers and cast your vote. Vote without fear,” Singh said.

“I regret that I could not reach Rajgarh to cast my ballot. Next time, I will ensure that my vote is registered in Bhopal,” Singh added.

Throughout the day, he visited various polling stations in Bhopal to track the voting, sources said.

Earlier in the day, he was seen outside a temple. When asked whether he will go to cast his vote, he replied, “I will see. I will try to reach.”

The Congress leader is facing BJP candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a 2008 Malegaon blast case accused, among other candidates.

Fifty-nine Lok Sabha seats, including Bhopal, spread over seven states went to poll in the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha election today.

TST

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