Bengaluru, April 18: Voters are exercising their right to vote as the second phase of voting is underway for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and people from various fields and age groups are exercising their right to vote. Among them, voted a 107-year-old Padma awardee, Saalumarada Thimmakka, who cast her vote for the Bangalore (Bengaluru) rural parliamentary constituency. Karnataka Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Phase 2 Voting Ends in 14 Constituencies, Voter Turnout of 61.80% Recorded.
Images of Aalada Marada Timakka coming out from the voting booth and showing her inked finger after casting her vote was tweeted by news agency ANI. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.
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— ANI (@ANI) April 18, 2019
Saalumarada Thimmakka also known as Aalada Marada Timakka is an Indian environmentalist from the state of Karnataka, noted for her work in planting and tending to 385 banyan trees along a four-kilometre stretch of highway between Hulikal and Kudur. She has also planted nearly 8000 other trees.