Covid: EC bans rallies, public meetings in West Bengal from 7 pm to 10 am

Versus the backdrop of growing COVID-19 situations, the Election Fee on Friday set in put limits on campaigning by political functions, which include curtailing its time, for the West Bengal assembly elections.

In an get, the poll panel curtailed the time for campaign up to seven pm. Before it was up to 10 pm.

Now there will be no campaign in between seven pm and 10 am on campaign working day in the condition, the Election Fee explained.

It also extended the silence time period from 48 hours to 72 hours in each and every of the remaining three of the 8 phases of the West Bengal polls to be held on April 22, 26 and 29.

Throughout the silence time period, which is ordinarily for 48 hours, functions and candidates can’t hold rallies and meetings.

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