After the Election Commission (EC) announced the polling dates this morning, Modi, in a series of tweets appealed voters to give BJP-led NDA a majority.
"I call upon the people of India to bless us, give BJP-led NDA a majority and make Mission 272+ a grand reality for the prosperity of India", the Gujarat Chief Minister tweeted.
Describing the general election as the biggest festival of democracy, Modi requested the citizens to vote for India.
"2014 polls are a historic opportunity to lay foundation of a developed India. I urge you all to vote for India & make the right choice," tweeted Narendra Modi.
Narendra Modi also gave his best wishes to EC in conducting the LS polls and welcomed 10 crore new voters.
"My special welcome to 10 crore new voters! You have an important role to play in strengthening and continuing democratic tradition of India," said his another tweet.
Praising the EC, he tweeted, "Thankful to EC for giving all the eligible voters one last chance on March 9 to ensure they are registered. This opportunity must be used."