Bihar assembly polls will be the first large scale election in India, amid the Covid 19 pandemic. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is all set to return to power in Bihar, according to an IANS C-Voter Bihar opinion poll survey.
In a press conference held in Delhi today, Chief Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced that the Bihar elections will be held in three phases and will commence on the October 28. The other dates are November 3 and November 7. The results will be announced on November 10.
The Supreme Court today dismissed as withdrawn a PIL filed by Ajay Kumar, seeking directions to the Election Commission of India to postpone the general elections for the Bihar Assembly in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Supreme Court tomorrow will hear a plea filed by Ajay Kumar seeking directions to the Election Commission of India to postpone the General Elections for Bihar Assembly in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic.
Upadhyay has asked the Election Commission to issue directions as per the Supreme Court judgment of September 25, 2018. In that order the top court had directed the ECI to take appropriate steps to secure the fundamental rights of voters (right to know the candidate) guaranteed under the Article 19).