The Election Commission of India will announce the dates for the Bihar Assembly elections in Delhi around 12:30 pm on Friday. Along with announcing the date of Bihar elections, the EC may also announce the date of by-elections in one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats. The Bihar Assembly elections are the first major state elections held amid the Kobid epidemic.
According to the ECI, the total number of voters in the Bihar Assembly stands at 722.9 million. The people of Bihar will elect a new 243-member parliament. The survey could be held in mid-November in more than one episode due to epidemics.
The Election Commission is also working on a mobile application for candidates to submit nominations and submit their deposits online, sources said. Hindustan Times.
For the first time, candidates will be allowed to submit their nominations online, a move to expedite the Kovid-1p epidemic.
CM Nitish Kumar, who is leading the alliance with the BJP, will contest the upcoming elections for the fourth time.