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Young Indian: What matters to a first-time voter from Cooch Behar in this Lok Sabha polls

PM Modi has already made an outreach to them. What are the issues that drive them?

Main Uddin Chisti Published 24.04.24, 08:07 AM
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First-time voters between the ages of 18 and 19 will be an integral part of the elections and PM Modi has already made an outreach to them. What are the issues that drive them?

Name: Debojit Baishya

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Age: 19

Occupation: Vegetable seller; has studied till Class XII

Place: Vivekananda Colony, Natabari, Cooch Behar

Constituency: Cooch Behar

Did you vote & why?: Yes; for lack of employment, price hike of essential commodities and infrastructural development

What the new govt should do: Focus on job creation. The new govt should expedite industrial investments in our state

What the new govt shouldn’t do: The Centre should also stop religious fanatics from resorting to any act which can affect the country’s peace and amity

Cooch Behar voted on April 19

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