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EC should decide on holding Bihar polls after consultation with political parties: Cong


New Delhi: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Akhilesh Prasad Singh mentioned that Election Commission should take a remaining resolution on holding Assembly polls in Bihar after consultation with political events.

“It is necessary to fight against COVID -19 pandemic. It is not the responsibility of any political parties to take a decision on elections in Bihar. In my opinion, after consultation with political parties Election Commission should take a final decision on holding polls in Bihar,” Singh instructed ANI.

The Congress chief hit out on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar claiming that his celebration advised going forward with Assembly polls as scheduled regardless of coronavirus.

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“Nitish Kumar has become insensitive. His sensation is dead. Voters of Bihar have two options- one is death and the second is to cast vote. Definitely, no one would choose death at all,” he mentioned.


He mentioned that the safety of the person is paramount significance for any authorities. “The way coronavirus cases are increasing in India and Bihar it is a very painful,” Singh mentioned.

EC should decide on holding Bihar polls after consultation with political parties: Cong

He additionally claimed that almost all of BJP members from Bihar need elections to be deferred resulting from COVID -19 pandemic.

Earlier, the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), which is a constituent of ruling NDA, has mentioned Election Commission should conduct Assembly elections within the state at “appropriate time” after COVID-19 state of affairs improves.

The ballot panel, in a press launch on July 17, had sought strategies from political events concerning the election marketing campaign and public conferences. (ANI)


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