Many MLAs in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat were hit by the corona virus. In such a situation, the Election Commission has made special preparations for the Corona-infected MLAs to vote in the Rajya Sabha elections. The Election Commission has given the facility of casting votes for these MLAs in PPE kits including postal ballots.
Postal ballot facility to Votingkorona-infected MLA on 19 Rajya Sabha seats in 8 states on Friday
Voting is held on Friday in 19 Rajya Sabha seats in 8 states of the country. Many MLAs in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat were hit by the corona virus. In such a situation, the Election Commission has made special preparations for the Corona-infected MLAs. The Election Commission has given the facility of casting votes for these MLAs in PPE kits including postal ballots.
Three BJP MLAs from Gujarat were found infected. Among them, BJP MLA from Naroda Balram Thawani, Nicole BJP MLA Jagdish Panchal and BJP MLA from Vejalpur seat Kishore Chauhan were also admitted to the hospital after being hit by Corona. After the report of these three MLAs came negative, he was discharged from the hospital.
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There is a struggle for one vote each in the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat. In such a situation, the vote of these three MLAs is considered very important for BJP. The Election Commission has given the facility to vote for the corona-hit MLA. Under this, the three MLAs will have to wear votes wearing PPE kit. Also, they will be thermal screened before voting. Apart from this, the polling booth will be completely sanitized after casting their votes. However, the Election Commission has given him the facility to vote through postal ballot too.
Not only Gujarat but also Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Kunal Chaudhary Corona is infected. Kunal Chaudhary will have to vote in the Rajya Sabha election wearing a PPE kit. During the voting, their ballot has also been considered separately, so that the counting staff can be kept safe in the ballot count.
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In the middle of the Corona crisis, four candidates are in the fray for three Rajya Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh. Due to Corona virus special arrangements have been made in the Vidhan Sabha for the voting of MLAs. A polling place has been created in the Central Hall to ensure that the legislators do not come in contact with each other.
During this time, all the MLAs who are voting will be given a health check-up for voting. If symptoms of corona infection are found in an MLA, then like Kunal Chaudhary, he too will be quarantined in the ward in the hospital hospital. Arrangements for the voting of Corona-infected MLAs have been made a few minutes before four o’clock in the evening, so that other MLAs could not be contacted by them