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Corona explosion in UP, highest number of cases in first round districts, will the commission lift the ban on election rallies!

Will political events be allowed to carry election rallies and conferences? The Election Fee goes to evaluate the ban on election rallies as a result of third wave of Corona at this time. However trying on the scenario that has occurred within the final 3-5 days, it appears unlikely.

The Election Fee will evaluate its determination at this time, underneath which election conferences and rallies have been banned within the electoral states until January 15. The fee had stated that in view of the velocity of corona virus an infection, such restrictions are being imposed. However apart from the remainder of the states, if we discuss Uttar Pradesh solely, then there was a corona explosion within the nation’s largest populated state. Greater than 16 thousand new circumstances have been reported within the state on Friday.

Greater than 70 thousand new circumstances have been reported in Uttar Pradesh over the last 6 days, and the variety of lively circumstances has elevated by greater than 350 p.c. On the similar time, there has additionally been a rise of 200 p.c within the variety of lively optimistic circumstances on daily basis.

However probably the most worrying scenario is of these districts the place elections are to be held within the first section. In accordance with the schedule introduced by the Election Fee, polling can be held in 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh within the first section. The scenario in 7 of those districts seems to be severe. Gautam Budh Nagar (Noida), Ghaziabad, Meerut, Agra, Mathura, Muzaffarnagar and Bulandshahr are the districts the place greater than 40 thousand new circumstances have been reported. In such a scenario, there’s little or no probability that a minimum of for the primary spherical, permission can be given for public conferences.

At the moment, when the Election Fee will maintain its assembly to determine on the modalities of campaigning, it is going to be tough for it to take this determination as a result of permitting large political events to carry election rallies and conferences would imply gathering of giant crowds and thus election rallies solely. Will change into an excellent spreader of Corona. In such a scenario, evidently this time the election marketing campaign in Uttar Pradesh can be completed in digital mode solely.

Allow us to inform that based on the schedule of the Election Fee, polling can be held in 11 districts of western Uttar Pradesh on February 10. These embrace Gautam Budh Nagar (Noida), Ghaziabad, Meerut, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura, Agra. The nomination course of for elections to the 58 assemblies of those districts has began from Friday.


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