Guj polls: PM thanks people for turning out in record numbers

New Delhi, Dec 9 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the people of Gujarat for turning out in record numbers for voting in the first phase of the state polls.

“Thank you Gujarat! Gratitude to my sisters and brothers of Gujarat for voting in record numbers today. I am seeing that BJP is headed towards a historic victory, powered by the affection and support of every Gujarati,” he tweeted.

Earlier in the day, he had urged the youth to turn out in large numbers to cast their vote.

On polling days, Modi usually tweets exhorting people to exercise their right to vote.

Eighty-nine seats went to polls today in phase one of the election. The second phase is on December 14, when voting will be held in the remaining 93 seats.

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