Bihar election will put people in danger, chances of polling decline due to Covid19: Chirag Paswan

LJP chief and Lok Sabha MP Chirag Paswan has urged the Election Commission to think carefully and then take a decision that would be beneficial for the people on a broad scale.

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President and Lok Sabha MP Chirag Paswan said on Friday that holding Bihar assembly elections in the midst of the Covid-19 epidemic could endanger the lives of a large section of the population and voting is likely to be very low.

His statement comes at a time when the BJP, which is a coalition partner of LJP in Bihar, has launched a massive campaign for elections. while the Rashtriya Janata Dal like opposition in Bihar to hold elections in the state during the epidemic Is opposing

Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, tweeted in successive tweets that the LJP is ready for election but at the meeting of the party parliamentary board on Thursday, members expressed concern that holding elections in the midst of the Coronavirus crisis is not a good idea. It would be dangerous for the people of Bihar.

Paswan also urged the Election Commission to consider it and take a decision which would be in the larger interest of the people.

He tweeted, “Not only Bihar, but the whole country is affected by the outbreak of Corona. The economic budget of the central and Bihar government along with the common man has been affected due to Corona. In such a situation, additional economic burden will be incurred on the state. All members of the parliamentary board have expressed concern on this subject. ‘

In another tweet, he wrote, ‘The Election Commission should also take a decision on this subject, lest a large population be put in danger due to the election. Polling percentages can also be very low when elections are held in the midst of this epidemic, which is not good for democracy. ‘

Assembly elections are expected later this year. The Election Commission has not yet made any official announcement in this regard.