Bhopal: Voting for the assembly by-election is scheduled on November 3 in Madhya Pradesh. Due to which all political parties are engaged in giving an edge to their preparations. Now the Madhya Pradesh High Court has given an important order in this regard. The Gwalior bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has allowed registration of FIRs against any political rally involving more than 100 people in election rallies, to follow social distancing in the midst of the Corona pandemic.
A bench of Justice Sheel Nagu of Gwalior Bench and Justice Rajiv Kumar Srivastava took this decision in view of the coronavirus pandemic during a hearing on a petition filed by advocate Ashish Pratap. The court has said that if this rule is being violated by a political party, any person can take a photo as evidence and lodge an FIR at a nearby police station.
After the Election Commission recently announced the Bihar election dates, the emphasis was on following the Corona norms between political campaigning and voting. Common guidelines issued by the Election Commission include wearing masks, ensuring social distancing, and using large halls for voting with the provision of using hand sanitizers.