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This famous Actor is name as the National Icon of Election commission of India

Pankaj Tripathi is one of the most loved actors in Bollywood. He has appeared in various movies. The actor is famous for his realistic acting. Now the actor has made the ‘national icon’ of Election Commission of India in an event on Monday afternoon. The actor was chosen for the honour for ‘his association with ECI in creating awareness amongst voters’.

The announcement was made in Delhi by the Chief Election Commissioner in the presence of the actor, who said he was honoured by it. Pankaj Tripathi while addressing audience recollected his memories of becoming a first time voter. He said that the process gave him not only the right of matdaan (voting) but also sammaan (respect) as a contributory voice in democracy. The actor also urged all young voters to pro-actively participate in the elections to reflect their democratic choices and make their voices heard.

The actors one of the most acclaimed roles involved the electoral process. In the 2017 film Newton, for which he won the National Award, he played a CRPF officer tasked with conducting elections in a conflict-ridden zone in the jungles of Chhattisgarh and now the actor has made nation icon for election.

On the work front, Pankaj Tripathi has featured in Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012. He has since starred in several films, such as Fukrey, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Newton, Stree, Ludo, and Mimi. He is best known for his lead role in the web series Mirzapur (he played the character of Akhandanand Tripathi) and has also worked in Criminal Justice, Yours Truly, and Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors.

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