The Election Commission has lifted the ban on rally-road shows, now digital campaigning has to be done till January 22
New delhi date. Saturday 15 January 2022
The Election Commission has taken a big decision in view of Corona’s pace in the run-up to the Assembly elections in five states. The Election Commission has increased restrictions on political activities such as road shows and rallies. The Election Commission has extended the ban till January 22. Previously there was rock until January 15th.
Until the Election Commission reviews the situation again on January 22, political forces will have to conduct a digital campaign. The Election Commission said the indoor auditorium could accommodate half the capacity of the hall but only 300 people could attend.
Political parties have been informed to abide by the Covid guideline. State and district election officials have been urged to keep a close watch on the activities of all political party leaders, activists and the people in view of the Kovid protocol. Observers have been told to be proactive and in the public eye so that the public knows they are being watched.