108-year-old woman casts vote in Maharashtra's Kopri village

Says she voted for a “good” candidate, keeping in mind the development of her village

Braving the hot sun, a 108-year-old woman cast her vote in the neighbouring Thane district of Maharashtra. Vithabai Damodar Patil, perhaps one of the oldest voters in the State, exercised her franchise at a polling booth in Kopri village, which is part of the Thane Lok Sabha Constituency.

Talking to reporters after coming out of the polling booth, the centenarian said she voted for a “good” candidate, keeping in mind the development of her village. The Thane Constituency saw a voter turnout of 46.42% till 5 p.m.

The Bhiwandi Lok Sabha Constituency saw a turnout of 48.90% till 5 p.m, while the Kalyan seat registered a turnout of 41.64%. Both the Constituencies are part of the Thane district.

Bhiwandi saw a direct contest between the BJP and the Congress, while in Thane and Kalyan, the main fight was between the NCP and the Shiv Sena.

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