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Aamir Khan's special message for his fans this election season!

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Aamir Khan, who turned 54 today, decided to send a special message for his fans in which he urged them to cast their vote in the upcoming elections.

As part of an annual tradition, the kick started his special day by cutting a cake with wife and media. Later during a small interactive session, spoke about the importance of Voting in a democracy.

"Since it's the election year, I wish the people of The biggest democracy should go and vote. They should go and vote. They should all vote and make the elections a success," the said.

When asked if he will support BJP this election season, he said, "No, I don't promote any political party."

Speaking about one of the major issues that arise during the elections, Aamir requested election commission to make provision for people working and staying abroad to vote.

"There are a lot of people who live/work outside of and wish to vote, but they can't. Or many people who are unwell and can't reach the ballot, the election commission should think of a solution for those people, as they deserve the opportunity. I don't know what the solution is but we should think of them," Aamir urged.

Polls to elect a new Lok Sabha will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. Votes will be counted on May 23.

Especially addressing the first time voter during his message, Aamir asserted that they should think before finally casting their vote.

"I can't tell people how or whom they should vote for, but I can tell to look for their cause. What is that one thing that matters to them the most and then if the person in their constituency matches that, please go ahead and vote," he asserted.

Aamir's remarks come a day after nudged cricketers like Dhoni, Virat Kohli, among others, to influence the young voters to come out in large numbers and vote in the upcoming

The also tagged in his appeal some personalities as well as the leaders of Inc like and

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 17:13 IST