BJP will celebrate victory on May 2 practically after the EC bans electoral processions | India News
NEW DELHI: In view of the Electoral Commissionthe decision to ban the victory processions from May 2,
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will celebrate the day virtually.
Talking to YEARS, BJP Secretary General Tarun Chugh said: “We are confident of winning the West Bengal elections. As a responsible party, we will celebrate the occasion, but it will be in accordance with the Electoral Commission guidelines. We have always followed the Covid- protocol. 19. during the election campaign in the five states and we will also follow this order and celebrate our victory virtually with our karyakartas. ”
Earlier today, national president (BJP) Jp nadda Tuesday welcomed the elections CommissionThe decision to prohibit all kinds of processions or celebrations of victory after the vote on May 2, due to the worsening of the Covid-19 crisis in the country.
On Twitter, Nadda said that all BJP workers are using their energies to help those in need in this hour of crisis. “I welcome the decision of the hike Prohibition of celebrations and processions of electoral victories. I have directed all state BJP units to strictly adhere to this decision. All BJP karykartas are using their energies to help those in need in this hour of crisis, “he tweeted.
Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases, the Electoral Commission has banned all victory processions on or after May 2.
“In view of the increase in Covid-19 cases across the country, the Commission has decided to make a stricter provision to be followed during the counting process, in addition to leaving the General Guidelines dated August 21, 2020, and has ordered that the victory procession will not be allowed after the scrutiny of May 2, 2021 ”, reads the order issued by the Electoral Commission.
In addition, it stated that no more than two persons will be allowed to accompany the winning candidate or his authorized representative to receive the certificate of election of the returning Officer.
The counting of votes for five states — West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry — will take place on May 2.