News Desk, Tech for FTCP, Patna
Updated Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:55 AM IST
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The team has asked the district administration to carry out electoral preparations in a strong manner due to corona and floods. The term of the Bihar Legislative Assembly expires on 29 November. Therefore, the Election Commission team will take stock of the situation and submit its report. After this, the entire commission will have a state visit. Election dates will be announced after this.
According to sources, the Commission has comprehensively assessed the availability of staff and security forces in the 16 corona infection and flood affected districts and Naxal-affected areas. In Bihar, 16 districts and about 69 lakh population are badly hit by floods this year, Corona's attack on it is also continuing rapidly. In such a situation, the visit of the Election Commission is very important in view of the assembly elections.
Even today the Election Commission team will remain in Bihar, during this time it will visit Bhagalpur. After this, the team of the Commission will return to Delhi where it will submit the report of the entire situation to the Election Commission.