Election Commission announces schedule for Bihar polls
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the schedule of the Bihar Assembly elections. In view of the coronavirus pandemic, the polling time has been increased by one hour. The Election Commission has arranged 6 lakh PPE kits and 47 lakh masks for Bihar polls.
Addressing the media, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora stated that polls would be held in three phases. In the first phase, polling would be held for the 71 Assembly constituencies on October 28, second phase on November 3, third phase on November 7 and counting of votes on November 10.