Bihar assembly polls on time: EC sources

Bihar assembly polls on time: EC sources

Newsdesk |
August 23, 2020

The assembly elections in Bihar, due later this year, would be held on time, highly placed sources in the Election Commission said on Sunday amid demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The term of the 243-member Bihar legislative assembly comes to an end on November 29.

New Delhi, 23 August 2020

As per news report of PTI, indications are that the polls could be held sometime in October-November. "Bihar elections are definitely happening on time," a senior official of the poll panel said on Sunday. The state's principal opposition party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, has questioned the need for holding the elections amid the pandemic. The Lok Janshakti Party, a constituent of the ruling NDA, has urged the poll panel to postpone the polls in view of the pandemic.

Source -PTI


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