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Assembly polls in Punjab now on Feb 20 in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Business Standard | 17/01/2022 04:36 PM | Click to read full article
The Election Commission on Monday decided to hold the single-phase assembly polls in Punjab on February 20 instead of February 14 in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.
Several political parties had approached the EC to postpone the polls in the state in view of Ravidas Jayanti on February 16.The parties had said that several followers of Guru Ravidas would not be able to exercise their franchise on February 14 as they would be travelling.