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63% raise in polling booths in Bihar, EVMs are robust and secure: EC

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63% increase in polling booths in Bihar, EVMs are robust and safe: EC

The counting of votes for 243 assembly constituencies in Bihar is underway. The Election Fee has in a presser, informed that there has been an certainly glitch-no cost counting approach so considerably. It verified that the EVMs are strong and secure, which means that there has been no malfunctioning or ‘tampering’ of EVMs- a conspiracy concept which the opposition commences spinning every single time the success of any election are contrary to their wishes.

The intently fought elections noticed incumbent Nitish Kumar, who is heading the JD(U)-BJP blend, take on the Tejashwi Yadav-led Mahagathbandhan comprising RJD, Congress and Still left Functions. As tendencies started to unfold and NDA was noticed attaining a very clear edge in the condition and could be on class to retain ability, ministers belonging to the rival facet like-Congress chief Udit Raj went into conspiracy concept manner claiming that the Electronic Voting Equipment (EVMs) ended up tampered to rig the benefits.

This is a tactic which opposition usually adopts when they get started dropping the sport. Amusingly, even although votes have been still staying counted, the Congress chief goes on to declare that EVMs have been tampered. It is notable listed here that Congress has, in the past attempted to claim ‘EVM rigging’ various instances, without having a solitary shred of proof. Even when the Election Fee of India had challenged all the political events to occur up and demonstrate how can EVMs be rigged, none of these parties experienced shown up.

Meanwhile, the Election fee has informed that ther was a 63% maximize in polling booths in Bihar trying to keep the COVID-19 protcols in intellect. It said that in look at of the Covid-19 necessities, the fee resolved to limit the quantity of electors in every single booth to 1000-1500, that is why the range of booth went up from 65,000 to 1.06 lakhs this 12 months. Which suggests that 1.06 lakh EMVs are to be counted. So it reported that although marginally additional than 1 crore votes have been counted in Bihar but there is important floor to be coated however.

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BJP nominates Sushil Modi for Rajya Sabha by-election from Bihar

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BJP nominates Sushil Modi for Rajya Sabha by-election from Bihar

BJP has nominated former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi as the party’s applicant for Rajya Sabha from the condition. He has been nominated for the by-poll to the Rajya Sabha scheduled to just take spot on 14 December. The by-election was necessitated thanks to previous union minister and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan. BJP decided to maintain the seat to by itself as an alternative of providing it to LJP following the party broke the alliance forward of Bihar assembly elections.

Sushil Modi was not inducted in the freshly elected Bihar authorities headed by Nitish Kumar. Because then, it was remaining speculated that the veteran BJP leader will be moved to the centre. Today’s nomination has proved people speculations right.

Though Rajya Sabha MPs are elected for a preset term of six many years, Sushil Modi will stay MP only till 2024, due to the fact it is a by-election, and he will get the remaining expression in the vacant seat. The seat was originally individual by Ravi Shankar Prasad in 2018. But he resigned in the up coming calendar year right after currently being elected to the Lok Sabha. Following that, Ram Vilas Paswan was elected to the seat with the assistance of BJP and JD(U). For that reason, it will be third election for the 2018-2024 time period of the Rajya Sabha seat.

Just after Sushil Modi moves to Rajya Sabha, options have also emerged that he may perhaps be inducted in the union cupboard. A cabinet growth is due at any time before long, as 4 posts have turn into vacant in the cupboard. Death of Ram Vilas Paswan and minister of state for Railways Suresh Angadi had bring about two vacancies, although exit of Shiv Sena and Akali Das has two much more vacancies.

It is currently being speculated PM Narendra Modi will grow the cupboard in December alone, very well in advance of the price range session. The winter season session this year has been cancelled thanks to Coronavirus pandemic, and the exact same has been merged with budget session.

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