Declare candidate winner if he gets 51 per cent votes: Aamir

Declare candidate winner if he gets 51 per cent votes: Aamir


Bollywood actor Aamir Khan along with his wife Kiran coming out after casting votes for the Maharashtra assembly elections, in Mumbai on Tuesday. PTI

Aamir turned up at the polling booth in Bandra west a couple of minutes before 4 pm while Akshay Kumar exercised his franchise at Juhu.

Talking to reporters after casting his vote, Aamir said a candidate should be declared elected only if he has polled 51 per cent of the votes in his constituency.

"This will ensure that the winning candidate represents all sections of the society," he said.
To a question on the politics around "Marathi" issue, Aamir said he was scared of politicians who use caste and religion to divide the society.

Among the other film personalities who exercised their vote as citizens included Anupam Kher, Zayed Khan, Arshad Warsi and Ranjeet.

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