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PM Narendra Modi calls for discussion on 'one nation, one election'

Says let different points of view emerge on the matter; shows concerns over low voting turnout

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over low voting percentage, especially in urban areas considered educated and prosperous, and said this should change in a vibrant democracy like India.

In an interaction with BJP workers from across the country, Modi also raised the issues of “one nation, one election” and “one nation, one voters’ list”, saying that continuous cycle of elections result in politics being seen in everything while development works suffer.

His address coincided with the National Voters' Day on Tuesday.

While noting that the voting percentage rose from 45 per cent in the first Lok Sabha polls in

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First Published: Jan 25 2022 | 10:00 PM IST

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