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Maharashtra Polls: Thackerays, Fadnavis, Pawars Make It A Family Affair

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Families That Vote Together, Stay Together
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Families That Vote Together, Stay Together

The 228 Assembly seats in Maharashtra went to the polls today. And in attendance were India Inc honchos, tinsel-town celebrities and sportspersons from the country’s financial capital.And while some came solo, a few others turned up, at their Monday best, with families in tow. From Mr & Mrs Fadnavis to the Thackerays and the Pawars and Tendulkars, celebrities across the domain exercised their franchise, and in style.

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Leading The Crowd
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Leading The Crowd

Gautam Singhania, Chairman and Managing Director of Raymond Group, and his wife Nawaz Modi made a quick stop at the polling booth to cast their vote in Mumbai. While the top boss wore a neon-green shirt, Mrs Singhania kept it simple.

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The ‘Badshah’ Votes
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The ‘Badshah’ Votes

Flaunting a red-blue checked shirt, the ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood was spotted while he was stepping out to cast his vote with his wife Gauri Khan. The duo was seen holding hands as they voted, amid tight security.

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#MondayMotivation For Mahindra
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#MondayMotivation For Mahindra

Business tycoon Anand Mahindra, a Twitter celebrity, posted a picture of his ‘inked’ state. In the caption, the 64-year-old chairman of the Mahindra Group also reminded his followers that being able to vote is a privilege which we often take for granted. "Don't need to look anywhere else for my #MondayMojo", he said.

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Son-rise In The Thackeray Clan
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Son-rise In The Thackeray Clan

Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray (right), his wife Rashmi (second right) and sons Aditya (left) and Tejas Thackeray (second left) went to cast their vote together. They flaunted their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes.. Thackeray was seen sporting a saffron kurta and his wife Rashmi was dressed in an elegant pink saree. But all eyes were on Aditya, who makes his political debut from Worli this year, and if he will be the first Thackeray to contest and win an election.

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The Trendy Tendulkars
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The Trendy Tendulkars

Possibly India’s most Instagram-friendly family, the Tendulkars, struck a pose together after they cast their vote in the Assembly elections. Posing with his wife Anjali (right) and his son Arjun (centre), Tendulkar urged the youth to cast their vote in elections.

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Dutts Slay In Smart Casuals
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Dutts Slay In Smart Casuals

Former Congress MP Priya Dutt and her husband Owen Roncon were seen sporting casuals as they cast their votes in Mumbai. The two flaunted their fingers marked with indelible ink.

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Fadnavis Slaying In Pink
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Fadnavis Slaying In Pink

Outgoing Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (left) and his wife Amruta Fadnavis (right) were one of the first ones to cast their votes, The couple voted in Nagpur, with Fadnavis donning a blue overcoat and Amruta a pink suit with a colourful dupatta.

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Pawar-Play
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Pawar-Play

NCP (National Congress Party) chief Sharad Pawar (left), his son-in-law Sadanand Sule (second right), grand-daughter Revati Sule (second left), and Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Supriya Sule (right) were also seen posing with their fingers marked with ink. Pawar wore a classic white kurta while his grand-daughter was seen wearing a pink kurti. His son-in-law was sporting a trendy, checked shirt.

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Traditional Wear For The Win
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Traditional Wear For The Win

Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari (right) and his wife Kanchan Gadkari (left) cast their vote in Nagpur. The senior minister wore a greyish-blue kurta, while his wife kept it traditional.

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The Other Ambani
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The Other Ambani

Away from boardroom blues, Anil Ambani stepped out to exercise his fundamental right. He was seen sporting a white shirt and flaunted his inked finger for the lensmen.

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The Other Pawar
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The Other Pawar

Also casting his vote, at the Zilla Parishad school, in Baramati district, was the Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar. He turned up along with his family members. The women were dressed in vibrant, colourful sarees.

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