Covid-19: Social distancing likely to cause sharp rise in polling booths in state elections next year

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on July 28, 2021
The five state polls coming up next year, for which the Election Commission held the first preparatory meeting on Wednesday, may see polling booths increase by nearly 25,000 in UP, 11,000 in Punjab, 2,160 in Uttarakhand and 262 in Manipur, according to early estimates. The rise is on account of ECโ€™s move to cut voters per...

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