News Daily Digital Desk: Make masks and physical distance mandatory in voting. Simultaneously, the Delhi High Court directed the Center and the Election Commission. The court issued the order keeping in mind the growing corona infection in the country. According to the guidelines laid down by the Election Commission, masks and physical distance are mandatory in the campaign. But in many cases, those guidelines are not being followed. So the court had to intervene.
Delhi HC issues notice to Cente & Election Commission, on a plea seeking direction to EC to publish prominently on its website, mobile apps, election material & other platforms, “EC guidelines for conduct of general elections / bye-elections during COVID19” published in Aug 2020 pic.twitter.com/OiafsKD4r5
– ANI ()ANI) April 8, 2021
The horrible days have brought back the corona situation of the country. The terror of the deadly virus is shaking the common man. But that is not the end of the campaign. The campaign is going on with the competition between different political parties. Large public meetings, procession competitions are going on. So that thousands of people are gathering. Millions of people are gathering somewhere. However, none of them is responsible for following the minimum corona rules. Political parties also seem to be flawless. Although thousands of people gathered without a mask-physical distance, the parties were busy just asking for votes. In most cases, there is not even the slightest attempt by the political parties to abide by the Corona rules. They are even pointing fingers at the rules laid down by the Election Commission.
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The Delhi High Court has said that the Election Commission has to publish all the rules regarding the Corona Rules in its mobile app, booklet, website and all other platforms. And awareness campaigns should be carried out in every possible way, so that the common people are alert. The High Court further directed that from now on, masks and physical distances should be advertised in all digital, print and electronic media.
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