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Updated on: Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 09:11 PM IST

Jabalpur: Civic bodies’ elections not to be held soon in view of possible third wave of pandemic

State Election Commission tells high court it will take a decision on holding polls only after going through the ground reports about a possible third wave of corona
Madhya Pradesh High Court |

Madhya Pradesh High Court |

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Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): The civic bodies’ elections in the state are not going to be held soon on the grounds of a possible third wave of the pandemic.

The decision to put off the polls came when the high court was disposing of a public interest petition filed by PG Najpandey.

When the petition came up before a bench of the high court, the State Election Commission said that it would take a decision on civic elections after getting ground reports about the possible third wave of the pandemic.

The petition sought not to conduct the civic elections in view of a possible third of the pandemic.

On getting the State Election Commission’s response the high court disposed of the petition.

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Published on: Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 09:11 PM IST
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