A team of the Election Commission (EC) plans to visit the poll-bound state within the next two to three days.
Arora said amid Covid-19, the poll commission norms have to be reviewed to ensure social distancing measures are maintained in the state with 72.9 million electors.
“The maximum number of electors at a polling station was reduced from 1,500 to 1,000. Consequently, the number of polling stations jumped by 40 per cent — from 65,000 to over 100,000. These changes have huge logistics and manpower implications. Very recently, two deputy commissioners have reviewed the ground situation in Bihar. The commission will be taking a call in a day or two on visiting the state,” said Arora.
Addressing the Association of World Election Bodies…