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Election Commission Announces Bihar Poll Dates

by Ajay Jha Sep 25, 2020 • 03:34 PM Views 214

The Election Commission announced dates for Bihar assembly elections. The elections in the state will be held in 3 phases on October 28, November 3 and 7. Polling has been extended by one hour from 7 am to 6 pm. The last hour will be reserved for those with Covid-19 and who are quarantined. Several countries have held elections amid the pandemic. However, CEC Arora said the Bihar polls are likely to be the largest elections conducted during the pandemic given there are with 72.9 million electors in the state. Ajay Jha reports