From Congress president Rahul Gandhi to Shiromani Akali Dal’s Harsimrat Badal, actor Ranveer Singh to yoga guru Ramdev, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has one message for the who’s who of India.
The Prime Minister, who went on a Twitter spree on Wednesday morning, reached out to people on opposite ends of political, social spectrums, asking them to encourage voting.
With 29 tweets in around an hour, Prime Minister asked stars to come together and encourage people to vote in the in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Here is the full list of celebrities tagged in the customised messages sent from Prime Minister’s Twitter account.
1. Rahul Gandhi
2. Mamata Banerjee
2. Sharad Pawar
4. Akhilesh Yadav
5. Tejashwi Yadav
6. M K Stalin
I appeal to @RahulGandhi, @MamataOfficial, @PawarSpeaks, @Mayawati, @yadavakhilesh, @yadavtejashwi and @mkstalin to encourage increased voter participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. A high turnout augurs well for our democratic fabric.
7. Salman Khan
8. Aamir Khan
9. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
11. Baba Ramdev
Dear @SriSri ji, @SadhguruJV ji, @yogrishiramdev ji and Sri M,
Spiritual leaders like you inspire many through words and work.
I request you to also inspire people towards greater democratic participation.
Please encourage greater voter awareness.
12. Kidami Srikanth
13. P V Sandhu
14. Saina Nehwal
Dear @srikidambi, @Pvsindhu1 & @NSaina,
The core of badminton is the court and the core of democracy is the vote.
Just like you smash records, do also inspire a record-breaking voter turnout. I request you to increase voter awareness & motivate youth to vote in large numbers.
15. Ratan Tata
16. Anand Mahindra
17. Ashish Chauhan
19. Varun Dhawan
20. Vicky Kaushal
21. Lata Mangeshkar
22. Sachin Tendulkar
23. A R Rahman
When @mangeshkarlata Didi, @sachin_rt and @arrahman say something, the nation takes note!
I humbly request these remarkable personalities to inspire more citizens to come out and vote in the 2019 elections.
A vote is a great way to make the people’s voice heard.
24. The Phogat sisters
The prolific Phogat sisters, @geeta_phogat, @BabitaPhogat, @PhogatRitu and @Phogat_Vinesh manifest the best of Indian sporting talent.
We’ve seen you in the wrestling world.
I urge you all to support the movement to ensure greater voter participation in the ‘Chunavi Dangal.’
25. M S Dhoni
26. Rohit Sharma
Dear @msdhoni, @imVkohli and @ImRo45,
You are always setting outstanding records on the cricketing field but this time, do inspire the 130 crore people of India to set a new record of high voter turnout in the upcoming elections.
When this happens, democracy will be the winner!
27. Naveen Patnaik
28. H D Kumaraswamy
29. N Chandrababu Naidu
30. YS Reddy
I call upon KCR Garu, @Naveen_Odisha, @hd_kumaraswamy, @ncbn and @ysjagan to work towards bringing maximum Indians to the polling booths in the upcoming elections. May voter awareness efforts be strengthened across the length and breadth of India.
31. NItish Kumar
32. Ram Vilas Paswan
33. Pawan Chamling
Dear @NitishKumar, @irvpaswan and @pawanchamling5, soliciting your support and active participation in improving voting across the country in the coming elections.
Let us strive to create an atmosphere where maximum voting can take place.
34. Harsimrat Badal
35. Chirag Paswan
36. Aaditya Thackeray
Dear @HarsimratBadal_ , @ichiragpaswan and @AUThackeray, increasing awareness among the youth on the importance of voting is a paramount task in front of us.
Urging you to do your best to ensure high public participation in the upcoming elections.
Dear @Mohanlal and @iamnagarjuna,
Your performances have entertained millions over the years and you have also won many awards. I request you to create greater voter awareness and urge people to vote in large numbers.
The award here is, a vibrant democracy.
39. K Satyarthi
41. Sudarsan Pattnaik
Dear @k_satyarthi, @thekiranbedi and @sudarsansand,
A vote gives voice to people’s aspirations.
As widely respected personalities, your efforts towards increasing voter awareness will strengthen India’s democracy.
I request you to lend your voice for the same.
42. Neeraj Chopra
43. Yogeshwar Dutt
India is proud of @Neeraj_chopra1, @DuttYogi and @WrestlerSushil.
However, they made India win because they participated. I request Neeraj, Yogeshwar and Sushil to encourage people to participate in the elections and vote so that India wins here too!
45. Pranab Mukherjee
Being among India’s most prolific statesmen and someone who has been active in politics for decades, you would understand the power of a vote. I request you to appeal to the people to enrich the festival of democracy by participating in large numbers.
46. Deepika Padukone
47. Aliaa Bhatt
48. Anushka Sharma
Requesting @deepikapadukone, @aliaa08 and @AnushkaSharma to urge people to vote in large numbers for the coming elections.
As renowned film personalities whose work is admired by many, I am sure their message will have a positive impact on our citizens.
50. Shankar Mahadevan
51. Manoj Bajpayee
Dear @BajrangPunia, @shankar_live and @BajpayeeManoj,
Your talent and skill has entertained millions, and made India proud.
Your voice is respected widely.
Please lend strength to our democracy by increasing voter awareness and inspiring people to vote.
52. Anil Kumble
53.V V S Laxman
54. Virender Sehwag
55. Akshay Kumar
56. Bhumi Pednekar
57. Ayushmann Khurrana
59. Shah Rukh Khan
60. Karan Johar
The Prime Minister also called upon media leaders to play a vital role in the democracy. As he tagged India Today Group’s Aroon Purie, Ragul Kanwal, Anjana Om Kashyap, Modi asked them to spread awareness among voters.
In his last message in the tweet series, the Prime Minister urged the citizens to strengthen voter awareness across the country.