Election Commission of … By Prashasti Singh | Updated: Sep 25, 2020 19:18 IST. Bihar is likely to go to polls in October to elect its new 243-member Assembly by 29 November. Bihar Poll Dates 2020 Announcement LIVE Updates: The Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases from October 28, chief election commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Friday. The dates for Bihar assembly election is likely to be announced by the Election Commission of India in Delhi at around 12.30 PM on Friday. For voters specifically, 7.2 crore single-use hand gloves arranged, said Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday. This will be the first state election to be held in India since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Necessary Preparations Underway | “CEO Bihar has been provided an additional number of EVMs including VVPATs. Kushwaha on Thursday stopped short of announcing RLSP's exit from the Grand Alliance saying "we are left with little option but to explore a new political course, unless the RJD changes immediately its rigid stance on leadership issue" ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections. In case you can’t find any email from our side, please check the spam folder. This will be the first state election to be held in India since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In 2015, when the grand alliance was formed, the then Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had joined the alliance but right before the state assembly polls, Yadav broke all ties. “The social media platforms are expected to make adequate arrangements to safeguard against misuse of their platforms & set up strict protocols to handle such issues as and when they arise,” Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said. — Prasar Bharati News Services (@PBNS_India) September 25, 2020. Bihar Elections to be Held in Three Phases | Assembly elections in Bihar will be held in three phases, says Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora. It'll be held from 7 am-6 pm, instead of 7 am-5 pm earlier. “To further decongest polling stations and allow more free movement of voters, polling time has been increased by 1 hour. The posters are being pasted on the roads of Patna which have also become the centre of attraction for the common people. "It'll be held from 7 am-6 pm, instead of 7am-5 pm earlier. SC Refuses to Entertain Plea for Deferment of Bihar Assembly Polls | The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking to postpone the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The people of Bihar will elect a new 243-member assembly in middle of the covid pandemic. A meeting has been called on 29 September by-election, due in one Lok Sabha constituency and 64 Assembly seats, to review objections of few states to poll timing, says CEC Sunil Arora on Friday. It'll just take a moment. However, this time SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav has announced the support for RJD candidates, though his party will not be a part of any alliance. Sushant Singh Rajput playing with little Fudge in THIS old video will overwhelm you just like his niece; WATCH, SC modifies Telangana HC's order, allows use of green crackers for 2 hours, ''Friends'' reunion rescheduled for March 2021, says Matthew Perry, FICA wants 'clear global solutions' to tackle contract breaches in sanctioned cricket, Twitter removes Amit Shah's profile picture, restores it shortly after, Had Premature Birth? First State Election Since Coronavirus Pandemic | Last week, a team of Deputy Election Commissioners had returned from the state and submitted their report on the feasibility of conducting polls to the Commission. Samajwadi Party Puts Weight Behind RJD Picks for Bihar Elections to 'Save Farmers, Youth' | The Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) announced that it will not contest the upcoming Bihar Assembly Polls on Monday evening and instead, the party would support the candidates of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). According to the ECI, the total number of electors in the Legislative Assembly of Bihar stands at 72.9 million. Along with the announcement for Bihar, the EC is also expected to announce dates for bypoll on one Lok Sabha seat and 64 Assembly seats, Mint reported. This is beside the option of postal facility already extended to them,” CEC Sunil Arora said. We can only permit you to withdraw the petition," the bench said. The plea sought to hold the Bihar Assembly elections till the situation becomes normal. Log in to our website to save your bookmarks. Read full story here.