People in India have been following Bollywood stars from a long time. People love to follow their diet plans to their fashion statements and also their social work. Bollywood celebrities have stood as an example whenever required to bring the change in society.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently requested to Bollywood celebrities and other personalities of India to request people to give vote and utilize of their right.
Kalank Actress “Alia Bhatt” who is on her carrier high, also go along with the Prime Minister’s request and asked people of India to exercise their vote.
Alia took to her Instagram account and asked people to vote, saying”A vote is a nation’s voice. A nation’s choice. Use your voice. Make your choice. #Vote #Election2019”
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) March 13, 2019
This is the Reason why Alia Bhatt can’t Vote in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Recently, In an interview when she was promoting her upcoming film kalank with her co-stars, she was asked whether she was going to vote this election. Alia Bhatt answered that she cannot vote, After that the actual reason why Alia Bhatt can’t Vote in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 was revealed by her. The reason is “she holds a passport of British and she and her mother are British citizens”.
India doesn’t allow anyone to carry dual citizenship. She has to give up her British citizenship. Only then she will get Indian citizenship and allowed to cast her vote.
Even in 2014, during the previous Lok Sabha elections, Alia quoted, she would try and get her voting card next time. But surprisingly she hasn’t the voting card this time also.
Not only Alia, but there are also many stars who can’t vote in India. Superstar Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone are big names in this list. Akshay Kumar holds Canadian citizenship and Deepika Padukone have Danish citizenship.