As the voting for the Lok Sabha elections ended on Sunday, several stories of people going the extra mile to cast their vote went viral on social media. One such story is of conjoined sisters Sabah and Farah, who voted for the first time in Bihar as separate individuals. According to ANI, the sisters voted after receiving independent voting rights for the first time in Patna.
“A victory for democracy! Saba & Farah, the conjoined sisters of #Patna cast their vote as separate individuals with independent voting rights for the first time,” read the tweet by the official Twitter account of Election Commission along with a picture of the twins.
A victory for democracy!
Saba & Farah, the conjoined sisters of #Patna cast their vote as separate individuals with independent voting rights for the first time.#GotInked #GoVote #LokSabhaElections2019 #Phase7 pic.twitter.com/gTYF66jr0K
— Election Commission #DeshKaMahatyohar (@ECISVEEP) May 19, 2019
Once shared online, pictures of the sisters went viral with many lauding the two for their dedication. “If they can vote then everyone out there should vote 🗳! They are the Inspiration! May God Bless Both of them!” read one of the many comments on the viral post.
— debapriya b (@debapriya09) May 19, 2019
— Kumar Sahil (@kumarsahil) May 19, 2019
Simply awesome. Beauty of world’s biggest democracy… https://t.co/XTrOXdAkii
— Rajeev Jain (@rajeevjaincfsl) May 19, 2019
This is worth being praised
Good work. https://t.co/ciGU8bvwCk
— Tarun Jain (@tarunj096) May 19, 2019