Assembly Elections 2014: Narendra Modi asks voters to turn up in large numbers Also Read - Black Day Observed Across Jammu and Kashmir To Mark Pakistan's Invasion in 1947

New Delhi, Nov 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged voters, especially the youth, to turn up in large numbers and cast their votes in the ongoing elections in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir. Also Read - Wear Masks, Maintain Social Distancing: Modi in Message to Bengal For Durga Puja Festivities | LIVE

“As polls begin in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, I urge my sisters and brothers in these states to go out and vote in large numbers,” the prime minister said in a tweet. He added: “I particularly call upon my young friends in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand to come out in large numbers and cast their votes.” Also Read - Give Concrete Solutions, Not Plain Speeches: Congress Slams PM Modi Over His Address to Nation

Balloting began Tuesday in 13 of the 81 assembly constituencies in the first of the five-phase elections in Jharkhand, and 15 assembly constituencies in seven districts of Jammu and Kashmir.