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As Bihar Battles Twin Disasters of Floods & Virus, Several Political Parties Want Assembly Polls Postponed


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Several political parties in Bihar want the assembly election in the state to be postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus and the flood situation. Bihar on Saturday recorded its biggest spike in Covid-19 cases even as floods claimed two more lives in the state, taking the death toll to 13, while the number of people affected by the calamity inched closer to 50 lakh.

The Election Commission had requested suggestions from the state's political parties about whether or not to hold elections amid the on-ground situation, states a report by the Hindustan Times. Now, several parties ...


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