Haryana, October 21: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rode a cycle to the polling booth on Monday. Earlier in the day, Khattar took the Shatabdi Express from Chandigarh to his hometown Karnal to cast his vote this morning. "First vote, then eat. I am going to cast my vote," the chief minister tweeted, sharing pictures on his personal account.
"I humbly request all citizens of the state that you too must exercise the franchise by visiting your polling station. Your one vote is crucial to form a strong government," he added. Manohar Khattar is seeking a second term from the Karnal seat that he won in 2014 with a margin of over 60,000 votes. Maharashtra, Haryana Set For High-Stake Assembly Elections 2019 Today; Over 10 Crore Voters to Decide on Next Govt.
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— ANI (@ANI) October 21, 2019
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'पहले मतदान तब जलपान'
मैं अपना वोट डालने जा रहा हूँ।
प्रदेश के सभी नागरिकों से विनम्र अनुरोध करता हूँ कि आप भी अपने मतदान केंद्र पर जाकर मताधिकार का प्रयोग ज़रूर करें। मजबूत सरकार बनाने के लिए आपका एक-एक वोट निर्णायक है। #HaryanaAssemblyPolls pic.twitter.com/MdZYGHuKE8
— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) October 21, 2019
Polling started in Haryana in 90 constituencies at 7 am today. The results of the high-stake assembly elections 2019 will be declared on October 24. In Haryana, 40,000 state police personnel, over 13,000 paramilitary personnel and more than 20,000 Home Guards and Special Police Officers have been deployed for the safety of voters and polling officials.