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Congress will be moving the Election Commission alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi was making a political speech after casting his vote in Ahmedabad on Tuesday morning.

A Congress delegation will reach the EC office at 5 pm to register their complaint, reported ANI.

Congress has said how can the Prime Minister make a political speech during the voting process at a constituency. Congress has said this is in violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

Modi reached the polling station at Nishan High School in Ranip area in an open jeep as huge crowds gathered on both sides of the road and the Prime Minister waved and greeted them.

PM Modi waved at the onlookers and other voters who had queued up outside the booth.

Before going inside the polling booth, Modi stopped to greet BJP president Amit Shah and his family who were waiting for him. Modi picked up Amit Shah's granddaughter and waved at the crowd that broke into loud cheers and chants of Modi, Modi.

As he walked inside the polling booth, the crowd kept up with its cheering. Cameras followed PM Modi inside the polling booth as he signed the electoral roll and presented his ID card.

The swelling crowd continued to wait outside the polling booth in Ahmedabad as PM Modi cast his vote.

Later, after coming out of the polling station, PM Modi walked with Amit Shah and flashed his inked finger with a big smile on his face.

As he walked slowly towards his open vehicle, PM Modi continued to wave and greet the supporters gathered on the road.

He then climbed up on his vehicle and addressed the media for almost 5 minutes.

PM Modi said the voter ID (identity card) is more powerful than the IED (improvised explosive device) of terrorists.

"Indian democracy presents an example before the world. While on one hand, an IED (improvised explosive device) is the weapon of terrorists, on the other hand, the voter ID (identity) is the weapon and power of democracy," he said.

"I am confident that the power of voter ID is much more than the IED and we should understand the importance of the voter ID card and come out to vote in large numbers," he said.

"By voting, I feel the same sense of purity that one gets after taking bath at the Kumbh mela," he told reporters.

PM Modi also urged electors to exercise their voting rights to take part in this democratic exercise.
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