Bihar Election 2020 date Highlights: Three-phase polling between Oct 28 and Nov 7, results on Nov 10

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Bihar Assembly Election Date, Schedule Latest News: Three-phase between October 28 and November 7. Results will be declared on November 10.

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2020 Bihar Election Dates, Schedule: The Election Commission of India on Friday announced a three-phase polling in Bihar. As per the schedule, the first phase polling will be held on October 28 (71 seats), second phase polling will be held on November 3 (94 seats), and the third phase polling will be held on November 7 (78 seats). The results will be declared on November 10. Addressing the media, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that this would be the biggest election in the world during the coronavirus outbreak, at least in the immediate future. He said all Covid-19 protocols will be put in place for the conduct of elections in the eastern state. He informed that only 1,000 voters will be allowed to cast votes at one polling booth. Over 7 lakh hand sanitiser units, about 46 lakh masks, 6 lakh PPE kits, 6.7 lakh units of faces-shields, and 23 lakh (pairs of) hand gloves arranged would be arranged. For voters specifically, he said, 7.2 crore single-use hand gloves would be provided.

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    13:25 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Phase 3 on Nov 7

    Date of issue of gazette notification: Oct 13

    Last date of nomination: Oct 20

    Scrutiny of nomination: Oct 21

    Last date of withdrawal of candidature: Oct 23

    Date of polling: Nov 7

    Date of counting: Nov 10

    13:24 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Phase 2 on Nov 3

    Date of issue of gazette notification: Oct 9

    Last date of nomination: Oct 16

    Scrutiny of nomination: Oct 17

    Last date of withdrawal of candidature: Oct 19

    Date of polling: Nov 3

    Date of counting: Nov 10

    13:24 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Phase 1 on Oct 28

    Date of issue of gazette notification: Oct 1

    Last date of nomination: Oct 8

    Scrutiny of nomination: Oct 9

    Last date of withdrawal of candidature: Oct 12

    Date of polling: Oct 28

    Date of counting: Nov 10

    13:23 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Assembly election schedule

    Three-phase polling in Bihar. First phase on October 28 - 71 seats. Second phase on November 3 - 94 seats. November 7 - 78 seats. Results will be declared on November 10.

    13:14 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar election: Three-phase polling between October 28-November 7, results on November 10

    ECI has announced three-phase polling in Bihar between October 28 and November 7. Results will be declared on November 10.

    13:06 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Social distancing norms to be followed at public gatherings: CEC

    CEC Sunil Arora said that social distancing norms will need to be followed at public gatherings during election campaign. He said that 1000 voters can vote at each polling booth.

    13:02 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar elections 2020 amid Covid-19: Sanitizers, masks, PPE kits

    Over 7 lakh hand sanitiser units, about 46 lakh masks, 6 lakh PPE kits, 6.7 lakh units of faces-shields, 23 lakh (pairs of) hand gloves have been arranged for the Bihar elections 2020. For voters specifically, 7.2 crore single-use hand gloves arranged, says Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora.

    12:41 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    'Biggest election in world during Covid times'

    Addressing the media here, CEC Sunil Arora said that Assembly elections in Bihar is the biggest election in the world during Covid times.

    12:30 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Assembly election 2020: Samajwadi Party opts out of race, to support RJD

    The Samajwadi Party has announced that it will not contest the Bihar Assembly elections due to be held in October-November. The party will instead support the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) of Lalu Prasad Yadav.

    11:13 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Gupteshwar Pandey to contest election?

    Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey on Tuesday took voluntary retirement from service, triggering speculation that he could contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

    10:57 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Modi or Nitish – Who is the ‘big face’ for NDA this poll season?

    The Bharatiya Janata Party, as expected, is banking big on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assembly polls in Bihar. For NDA, the election would be fought under the leadership of chief minister Nitish Kumar but the key figure for BJP would be Prime Minister Modi. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

    10:29 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Assembly election 2020

    Bihar  Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who leads a coalition with the BJP, will fight for a fourth term. The RJD of jailed former CM Lalu Yadav heads an alliance of the opposition parties comprising Congress, RLSP and VIP will fight for its survival.

    10:02 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    ECI to announce schedule for by-election to 65 seats in 15 states

    The Commission is likely to announce the schedule for the by-election to one Lok Sabha and 64 assembly seats spread across 15 states. The bypoll to the Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat in Bihar has been pending. Among the 64 vacant assembly seats, 27 are in Madhya Pradesh. Most of these 27 seats fell vacant when rebel Congress members resigned from the party and the assembly to join the BJP.

    09:42 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    Bihar Legislative Assembly session expires on November 29

    The Bihar Legislative Assembly has 243 seats. The term of the current Legislative Assembly session will end on November 29. As per the rules, a new government should take the charge before the expiry of the session.

    09:33 (IST)25 Sep 2020
    EC to announce Bihar assembly poll dates today

    The Election Commission is set to announce the schedule for Bihar assembly elections on Friday. The EC has convened a press conference in this regard at 12.30 pm on Friday.

    The Bihar Legislative Assembly comprises 243 seats. The term of the current Assembly expires on November 29.
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