Sachin Tendulkar: Don't underestimate the power of your vote

Apr 24, 2014, 13:00 IST | Agencies

Sachin Tendulkar who is celebrating his 41st birthday today, cast his vote along with wife Anjali around noon at a polling booth near their residence in suburban Bandra. The Bharat Ratna awardee, who is also a Rajya Sabha MP reached the Supari Taki polling booth behind Lilavati Hospital to exercise his franchise.

Sachin Tendulkar appealed to all Indians to exercise their franchise in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

Sachin Tendulkar voting
Pic Courtesy/ Sachin Tendulkar's twitter account @sachin_rt

In a post on his official Facebook page, Tendulkar - now a nominated Rajya Sabha member - urged his countrymen not to "underestimate" the power of their vote.

"Every run counts in the game of cricket and every vote counts in an election. Don't underestimate the power of your vote."

Tendulkar said he was now in Mumbai to exercise his democratic right Thursday.

"Hope you play your part - Please cast your vote," the batting genius added.

Here's what Sachin Tendulkar tweeted after casting his vote

" I have voted, have you? A wonderful start to my birthday, as a responsible citizen of our great nation." @sachin_rt

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