Election Commission relaxes curbs on campaigning for assembly elections.
In view of the decline in Covid -19 cases, the Election Commission has relaxed the provisions of campaigning in the poll-bound States. In a press release, the Commission said that the ban on campaign timings in poll-bound states will be between 10 PM to 6 AM instead of earlier timing of 8 PM to 8 AM. Political parties and candidates may campaign from 6 AM to 10 PM by following all Covid appropriate behaviour and protocols of State Disaster Management Authority.
The Election Commission further added that Political parties and candidates are now permitted to hold their meetings and rallies upto maximum of 50 percent of the capacity of the designated open spaces or the limit prescribed by SDMA.