Ahead of filing his nomination papers from Varanasi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi conducted a massive road show to seek "blessings of people". Images from the "spiritual capital." Photos: R. V. Moorthy
Even as social media lampooned Bollywood stars for choosing to attend an awards show in Florida rather than exercise their franchise, many celebrities made it a point to get out and vote.
Kollywood actors make their mark on the poll ground as well. Many celebrities from Tamil cinema made it a point to exercise their franchise.
Chennai went into poll mode on Thursday with nearly 26,700 personnel and five paramilitary companies mounting vigil in and around 6,663 polling booths. A look at the election scene from polling booths across the city.
Pavements in Delhi are often hidden, almost always unusable. A photo-feature on the state of the city’s footpaths. Text: Ziya Us Salam Photos: S. Subramanium, Sushil Kumar Verma