In what the Election Commission of India has termed as the “biggest election during COVID-19 pandemic so far”, the state of Bihar will go for a three phase poll, starting October 28. The counting of votes will take place on November 10.
Over 7.29 crore voters will cast their votes across 243 Assembly constituencies of Bihar, where the term of the Assembly will end on November 29.
“The world has changed significantly since the last major election in our country, which was held for Delhi assembly, and the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a new normal in every aspect of our life. Bihar assembly polls will be one of the biggest elections globally to be held during prevailing COVID-19 situation,” Arora said.
In the first phase, 71 Assembly seats will go to polls, spread across 16 districts. According to the Election Commission, most of the Left Wing Extremism-affected districts…