- Those who distribute liquor, drugs, money will be closely monitored
- 18.34 crore voters will participate in this election
- The election results of these five states will come on March 10.
The Election Commission has announced the dates for the assembly elections to be held in five states. In view of the Corona epidemic, the Election Commission has also given some strict instructions. EC has banned campaigning till January 15. After reviewing the situation in Corona, now a decision will be taken regarding the election campaign.
Announcing the dates of elections on Saturday, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that till January 15, there will be a ban on padyatra, bike-cycle rally, road show. Political parties campaign in digital and virtual way. Five people have been allowed door-to-door campaigning. Apart from this, there will also be a ban on the victory procession after the victory.
Instructions given to all agencies
All agencies have been instructed to strictly monitor and take action against those who distribute liquor, drugs, money. The Commission will keep a close watch on the misuse of money. Apart from this, the candidates with criminal background will have to make the information public on the home page of newspaper, TV, website three times at different stages, so that the public know how their candidates are.
Sanitizer, thermal scanner will be used at polling booth
The Election Commission said that the number of polling stations is 2,15,368. The number of polling stations has been increased by 16% since the 2017 assembly elections. In view of Kovid, sanitizer, thermal scanner will be used at the polling booth. All the voting halls will be on the ground floor. At the same time, the team of the commission along with the video team of the Kovid affected or Kovid suspect will go by the special van and will come after getting the votes cast. They will get the right to vote through ballot paper.
Postal ballot for those above 80 years
On the assembly elections of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that 18.34 crore voters, including service voters, will participate in this election, out of which 8.55 crore are women voters. Postal ballot will be used for those above 80 years.
Let us inform that in Uttar Pradesh, voting will be held in 7 phases, while in Manipur, votes will be cast in two phases. Apart from this, elections in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa will be held in one phase on February 14. At the same time, the election results of these five states will come on March 10.
Stay Tuned to Janta Yojana for more latest news.