NEW DELHI: In view of the Election Commission‘s choice to ban victory processions on or after counting on May 2,
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will celebrate the day virtually.
Speaking to ANI, BJP General Secretary Tarun Chugh mentioned, “We are sure of winning the West Bengal elections. As a responsible party, we will celebrate the occasion but it will be according to the guideline of the Election Commission. We have always followed Covid-19 protocol during the election campaign in the five states and we will also follow this order and we will celebrate our win virtually with our karyakartas.”
Earlier at this time, (BJP) nationwide President JP Nadda on Tuesday welcomed the Election Commission‘s choice to ban any variety of victory processions or celebrations after the counting of votes on May 2, owing to the worsening Covid-19 disaster within the nation.
Taking to Twitter, Nadda mentioned that every one BJP employees are utilizing their energies to assist those in want on this hour of disaster. “I welcome the decision of the ECI banning celebrations and processions of electoral victories. I have directed all state units of BJP to strictly adhere to this decision. All karykartas of BJP are using their energies to help the ones in need in this hour of crisis,” he tweeted.
Due to the surge of Covid-19 instances, the Election Commission has banned all victory procession on May 2 or later.
(*2*) the order issued by Election Commission reads.
It additional said that no more than two individuals shall be allowed to accompany the successful candidate or his/her authorised consultant to obtain the certificates of election from the Returning Officer.
The counting of votes for 5 states—West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry— will happen on May 2.
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