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Elections amid the Covid-19: Citizens need to be more considerate

Gitanjali Diwakar | Updated on May 03, 2021

Could the leaders have pushed for alternative methods for casting votes during the Assembly polls?

On May 2, 2021, the results of the assembly elections held in Puducherry, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala were announced by the Election Commission of India.

Loyal members of the winning parties in each State rejoiced and the celebrations were grand in its own manner.

But, it was not too long ago when the authorities had Stated that no celebrations or processions should take place upon declaring the winners.

Why didn’t the leaders use the elections as an opportunity to do their part to minimise the spread of the infection by motivating the party-loyals to stay indoors as well as dissuade them from public rallies?

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Published on May 03, 2021

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