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Members of various farmer organizations block a railway track during a protest against the central government over agriculture related bills, at Nabha in Patiala, Thursday, September 24, 2020. Photo: PTI
Members of various farmer organizations block a railway track during a protest against the central government over agriculture related bills, at Nabha in Patiala, Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Photo: PTI

The Election Commission on Friday announced that the Bihar assembly elections 2020 will be held in three phases from October 28 to November 7 as the state takes unprecedented measures to protect voters in the coronavirus pandemic. The results will be declared on November 10.

Bihar assembly election will be one of the biggest elections globally to be held during prevailing coronavirus situation, said Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora.

Bihar has 243 Assembly seats. In 2015, the alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal-United and the Congress had swept the polls but JD-U has since aligned with the BJP.

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