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Enrich festival of democracy, tweets PM?Modi as Haryana, Maharashtra go to polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people, especially the young, to come out and vote in large numbers as polling began for the assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. By-polls are also being held in as many as 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 17 states and one Union territory on Monday. Read more.

Bypolls to 51 assembly, 2 LS?constituencies across 17 states, 1 UT today

Bypolls are being held in as many as 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha c...