Age No Bar: Enthusiastic 100-Year-Old Man Casts His Vote In Baksa

We want development and the village roads and schools should be developed so that the children of our village have a bright future: Sarbeshwar Barman
We want development and the village roads and schools should be developed so that the children of our village have a bright future: Sarbeshwar Barman

NANDA BURHATHOKI CHETRY

Baksa, April 23, 2019

Sarbeshwar Barman, a 100-year-old man hailing from Baksa on April 23rd, 2019 is the oldest voter to turn out at the No 8 Dakhinkusi Primary School which falls under the Kokrajhar parliamentary constituency.

After casting his vote, Barman said, “I have been voting for the last 83 years and this time too, I didn’t miss the chance to exercise my democratic right which the Constitution of India has given me. We want a leader who will listen to us and will work for us.”

“We want development. The village roads and schools should be developed so that the children of our village can have a bright future,” he added.

Assam is witnessing the third and final phase of Lok Sabha election and the constituencies where polling is underway are – Barpeta, Kokrajhar, Dhubri and Gauhati parliamentary constituencies. The results will be declared on May 23rd, 2019.