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Updated: April 30, 2014 15:40 IST

Jashodaben votes, prays for BJP landslide 

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File photo of Jashodaben, wife of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
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File photo of Jashodaben, wife of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Mr. Modi's wife visited a temple before casting her vote

Jashidaben Modi, wife of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi cast her vote in Unjha, Mehsana district on Wednesday. Before going to the polling booth, she paid a visit to a temple and prayed for Mr. Modi's success.

In his election affidavit submitted in Vadodara on April 9, Mr. Modi admitted to his marriage for the first time.

"Ms. Jashodaben cast her vote at 12.39 p.m. She went to a temple and prayed for the welfare of the country. She prayed that the BJP wins 300 seats, that God makes Mr. Modi happy and for him to win by a huge margin," Ashok Modi, Jashodaben's brother told The Hindu on the phone.

In the wake of the controversy surrounding Mr. Modi's affidavit, Ms. Jashodaben had become incommunicado.

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